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Title Varieties of Victorianism : the uses of a past / edited by Gary Day
Published Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998


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Description xii, 270 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Table of contents for Varieties of Victorianism : the uses of a past / edited by Gary Day. -- Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog -- Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding. -- Introduction: Past and Present: The Case of Samuel Smiles' Self Help Gary Day -- Imperial Muscular Christianity: Thomas Hughes' Biography of David Livingstone--Mary Angela Schwer -- Victorian Modernity? Writing the Great Exhibition--Chris Hopkins -- Black Silk and Red Paisley: The Toxic Woman in Wilkie Collins' Armadale Jessica Maynard -- A Postmodern Victorian? Lewis Carroll and the Critique of Totalizing Reason--Simon Malpas -- Politics as Antagonism and Diversity: Mill and Lyotard--Peter R. Sedgwick -- Victorian Values and Silas Marner K. M. Newton -- Racism in the Mid-Victorian Novel: Thackeray's Philip John Peck -- The Reason for Drinking in Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge Steven Earnshaw -- "To Whom Does He Address Himself?": Reading Wordsworth in Browning's Pauline Carl Plasa -- A Rose is a Rose is a Rover--Alistair Walker -- "Haven't I Seen You Somewhere Before?: Melodrama, Postmodernism and Victorian Culture--Nadine Holdsworth -- "A Low Born Labourer Like You:" Audience and Victorian Working Class Melodrama--Darryl Wadsworth -- "Victorian Values" and "Fast Young Ladies:" From Madeleine Smith to Ruth Rendell--Nick Rance -- Vampires and Victorians: Count Dracula and the Return of the Repressive Hypothesis--Robert Mighall -- Of Elephants and Men: The Freak as Victorian and Contemporary Spectacle--Jonathan Skinner -- Index -- Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English literature 19th century History and criticism, Great Britain History Victoria, 1837-1901 Historiography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Historiography.
Author Day, Gary, 1956-
LC no. 98023532
ISBN 0312217196 (St. Martin's)