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By John Charles Olmsted

ISBN-10: 1138638331

ISBN-13: 9781138638334

ISBN-10: 1138638366

ISBN-13: 9781138638365

First released in 1979, this number 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 replicate what was once inspiration and acknowledged concerning the paintings of fiction and display what newshounds of those periodicals idea have been the main pressing serious matters dealing with the operating reviewer. This quantity comprises paintings by way of significant mid-century reviewers reminiscent of 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 easiest periodicals on the time, this anthology is designed to supply scholars of Victorian fiction and important conception with a suite of essays at the paintings of fiction in a handy and sturdy shape.

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