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Time and the moment in Victorian literature and society

Sue Zemka

Time and the moment in Victorian literature and society

by Sue Zemka

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature and society,
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Time in literature,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literature and technology,
  • English fiction,
  • Time perception in literature,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.263-278) and index.

    StatementSue Zemka
    SeriesCambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture -- 77
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR878.T5 Z46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 285 p. ;
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25256519M
    ISBN 109781107007420
    LC Control Number2011031543

    The Victorian era took its name from the monarch of England at the time. As historian Anne Shepherd has written in her overview of the Victorian era, "Queen Victoria () was the first English monarch to see her name given to the period of her reign while still living. Unlike the preceding three volumes in this Companion to British Literature – the Medieval, Early Modern, and Long Eighteenth Century – the current one attempts to cover at least two distinct periods: the Victorian and the Twentieth Century. To make matters more difficult, the second of these hardly counts as a single period;.

    The Victorian age began to like the ending of an Ann Radcliffe novel: the bad uncles and despotic guardian give way to the true heir, who is now able to preserve and defend her national inheritance. This moment seemed to fulfil the description of the British constitution by the jurist William Blackstone as “an old Gothic castle, erected in.   The interplay between the political complexities of the time and the interests of the protagonist is gripping. 4 The Dark Clue by James Wilson. Another book that has not had the attention it deserves.

      Forget the tea ceremonies and geishas. This is a vivid examination of the life of an ordinary if much-married woman Kathryn Hughes In a priest’s daughter called Tsuneno ran away from her. Sue Zemka rationalizes such a linkage between moment and genre in Time and the Moment in Victorian Literature and Society (); the online historical encyclopedia BRANCH: Britain, Representation and Nineteenth-Century History includes several essays which likewise reflect on the nature of the event as it structures their studies.


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Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: Time and the Moment in Victorian Literature and Society' and will not need an account to Author: Helen Groth. She argues for a strain in Victorian and early modern novels critical of the values the age invested in moments of time, and suggests that such novels also offer a correction to contemporary culture and criticism, with its emphasis on.

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The reply to this – one that carried into the Victorian period – was to assert its power to educate. Peter J. Capuano is Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is the author of Changing Hands: Industry, Evolution, and the Reconfiguration of the Victorian Body.

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