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A Victorian reader

A Victorian reader

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism -- History.,
  • Criticism -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    Statementedited by Peter Faulkner.
    SeriesKey documents in literary criticism
    ContributionsFaulkner, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(224)p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22202850M
    ISBN 100713458046

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    The book draws on new trends in looking at the Victorian Age and includes sections on: periodizationpolitics consumerismintellectual Victorian Studies Reader is a rich resource, essential for all those studying this important period of history. A change from the many stories set in Victorian London, this popular new novel finds its setting in nineteenth-century Cardiff. With a gripping plot from start to finish, this book tells the story of a young girl called Nansi, who tries to survive the bleak reality of being impoverished and female in the perilous streets of Victorian England.

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