Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature

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The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature studies the most recent critical trends in Victorian scholarship, and spans the full sweep of literary genres and figures that define this influential period.

  • Comprises over 330 cross-referenced entries ranging from 1,000 to 7,000 words, arranged in A-Z format
  • Brings together an impressive team of established and emerging literary scholars from around the world, including Patrick Brantlinger, Regenia Gagnier, Catherine Gallagher, Kate Flint, and Herbert F. Tucker
  • Features in-depth omnibus entries exploring major topics, including the novel, plays, poetry, and global Victorian studies, alongside succinct entries on themes such as cosmopolitanism, journalism, race, sexuality, and reading
  • Explores the global influence of this literary era on countries and continents from Australia, Afghanistan, and the Arctic, to Africa, China, and the Caribbean

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