By John Charles Olmsted
First released in 1979, this number of thirty-three essays at the novel drawn from 13 periodicals demonstrates the first issues of these discussing the character and function of prose fiction within the interval from 1851 to 1869. The essays replicate what was once suggestion and stated in regards to the paintings of fiction and exhibit what newshounds of those periodicals inspiration have been the main pressing serious matters dealing with the operating reviewer. This quantity comprises paintings via significant mid-century reviewers comparable to David Masson, George Henry Lewes, Walter Bagehot, William Caldwell Roscoe, Richard Holt Hutton and Leslie Stephen.
Including an creation which assesses the problems raised by way of the easiest periodicals on the time, this anthology is designed to supply scholars of Victorian fiction and important concept with a suite of essays at the artwork of fiction in a handy and sturdy shape.
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A Victorian Art of Fiction: Essays on the Novel in British Periodicals 1851-1869: Volume 2 by John Charles Olmsted