The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction
An engaging guide to a rich literary heritage, The Stanford Companion presents a fascinating parade of novels, authors, publishers, editors, reviewers, illustrators, and periodicals that created the culture of Victorian fiction. Its more than 6,000 alphabetical entries provide an incomparable range of useful and little-known source material, its scholarship enlivened by the author's wit and candor.
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The canon of Victorian fiction represents only a minuscule fraction of the thousands of titles available to read. Here, in language often reflecting Victorian modes of expression, Sutherland makes ... Read full review
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