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