By Christine DeVine
First released in 2005, this booklet argues that, because of political and ideological shifts within the final many years of the 19th century a brand new depiction of social type used to be attainable within the English novel. Late-century writers reminiscent of Gissing, James, Hardy and Wells query the middle-class Victorian perspectives of sophistication that had ruled the unconventional for many years in the course of the disruption of conventional novelistic conventions. as regards to suitable maps, journalism, paintings, images and particular historic occasions, this e-book contextualizes novels via those writers inside their historic second. In doing so, it illuminates the connection among fiction and historical past within the past due 19th- and early 20th century fiction.
This ebook can be of curiosity to these learning overdue nineteenth-century literature and background.
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Class in Turn-of-the-Century Novels of Gissing, James, Hardy and Wells: Volume 5 (Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel) by Christine DeVine