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"The significant other to the Victorian Novel" presents contextual and significant information regarding the total diversity of British fiction released among 1837 and 1901. presents contextual and demanding information regarding the whole diversity of British fiction released throughout the Victorian interval. Explains concerns comparable to Victorian religions, category constitution, and Darwinism to those that are strange with them. contains unique, available chapters written by means of popular and rising students within the box of Victorian stories. perfect for college students and researchers looking up to date assurance of contexts and traits, or as a kick off point for a survey path.

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Taking direct aim at such artists, Corelli has the novel’s “fallen woman” declare, “my vices have been encouraged and fostered . . by most of the literary teachers of my time” (ch. 36, 334), while Mavis Clare’s novels alone “give me back my self-respect, and make me see humanity in a nobler light” (ch. 17, 162). Like most early and midVictorian novelists, in other words, Corelli envisions popularity as a sign both of literary merit and of moral conscientiousness. In some sense, then, the divisions within the late Victorian publishing world boiled down to a conflict between those who continued to uphold the beliefs and values that had shaped the ethos and practice of the early and mid-Victorian publishing world and those who instead embraced very different ideas and ideals.

2nd edn. (Edinburgh: Blackwoods). Sutherland, J. A. (1976), Victorian Novelists and Publishers (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Symonds, Emily Morse [“George Paston”] (1999), A Writer of Books (Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers). (First publ. ) (First publ. ) Trollope, Anthony (1980), An Autobiography (Oxford: Oxford University Press). (First publ. ) Waugh, Arthur (1930), A Hundred Years of Publishing, Being the Story of Chapman & Hall, Ltd (London: Chapman & Hall). Further Reading Dooley, Allan C.

The number of “juvenile” novels also increased dramatically as publishers vied for the custom of the Board schools and their students. In 1875, 188 juvenile novels were issued; between 1875 and 1885 an average of 470 were published each year (Keating 1989: 32). However high such figures, they underestimate the total amount of new fiction being produced in the late Victorian period insofar as they ignore the vast quantities appearing in periodicals, which were themselves being produced in ever-greater quantities at ever-cheaper rates.

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