Mobility in the Victorian Novel
  • Author : Charlotte Mathieson
  • Release Date : 13 September 2015
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 217
  • ISBN 13 : 9781137545473

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Book excerpt: Mobility in the Victorian Novel explores mobility in Victorian novels by authors including Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot and Mary Elizabeth Braddon. With focus on representations of bodies on the move, it reveals how journeys create the place of the nation within a changing global landscape.

Mobility in the Victorian Novel

Mobility in the Victorian Novel

Author : Charlotte Mathieson
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Mobility in the Victorian Novel explores mobility in Victorian novels by authors including Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot and Mary Elizabeth Braddon. With focus on representations of bodies on the move, it reveals how journeys create the place of the nation within a changing global landscape....

Mobility in the Victorian Novel

Mobility in the Victorian Novel

Author : Charlotte Mathieson
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Mobility in the Victorian Novel explores mobility in Victorian novels by authors including Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot and Mary Elizabeth Braddon. With focus on representations of bodies on the move, it reveals how journeys create the place of the nation within a changing global landscape....

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