By John Charles Olmsted
First released in 1979, this selection of thirty-three essays at the novel drawn from 13 periodicals demonstrates the first matters of these discussing the character and objective of prose fiction within the interval from 1851 to 1869. The essays mirror what was once suggestion and acknowledged in regards to the paintings of fiction and display what reporters of those periodicals suggestion have been the main pressing serious issues dealing with the operating reviewer. This quantity comprises paintings by way of significant mid-century reviewers akin 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 via the simplest periodicals on the time, this anthology is designed to supply scholars of Victorian fiction and demanding idea with a set of essays at the paintings 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