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Victorian prose a book of selections by Finley Melville Kendall Foster

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Published by Prentice-Hall in New York .
Written in English

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  • English prose literature -- 19th century

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Statementedited by Finley M. K. Foster and Helen C. White.
ContributionsWhite, Helen Constance, 1896-1967.
The Physical Object
Paginationx+896 p.
Number of Pages896
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23760389M

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Victorian Prose: An Anthology 0th Edition, Kindle Edition. eBook features: Read with the free Kindle apps (available on iOS, Android, PC & Mac) and on Fire Tablet devices. This title is not supported on Kindle E-readers or Kindle for Windows 8 app/5(2). Like the other forms of the literature, namely poetry and novel, the Victorian prose was also informed by the spirit of Realism. While the prose of Romantic Movement was highly imaginative, written for the sole purpose of describing personal experiences, nor for exploring the realms of imaginations, but for intellectual debate on contemporary problems of religion, philosophy, politics and arts. This engaging, informative collection of Victorian nonfiction prose juxtaposes classic texts and canonical writers with more obscure writings and authors in order to illuminate important debates in nineteenth-century Britain—inviting modern readers to see the age anew. The collection represents the voices of a broad scope of women and men on a range of nineteenth-century cultural issues and. Synopsis This engaging, informative collection of Victorian nonfiction prose juxtaposes classic texts and canonical writers with more obscure writings and authors in order to illuminate important debates in nineteenth-century Britain -- inviting modern readers to see the age anew.

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