The Victorian Age in Literature

The Victorian Age in Literature

eBook - 2011
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In The Victorian Age in Literature , published in 1913, Chesterton leaps into a concise overview of the outstanding writers of this era--discussing such poets as Robert Browning, Alfred Lord Tennyson, and Matthew Arnold as well as the great novelists Jane Austen, the Bront sisters, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, William Makepeace Thackeray, and Charles Reade. He writes with his own unmistakable brand of witty bravado, meditating on how George Eliot would write a Dickens character, or remarking that George Meredith was really, "at his best, a sort of daintily dressed Walt Whitman."
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Barnes & Noble, 2011
ISBN: 9781411463905
Branch Call Number: 820.9 Ch
Description: 1 online resource (268 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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