The Nineteenth-Century Novel: A Critical Reader provides a comprehensive selection of contemporary and modern essays on the most important novels of the period.
By bringing together a range of material written across two centuries, it offers an insight into the changing reception of realist fiction and a discussion of how complex debates about the meaning and function of realism informed and shaped the kind of fiction that was written in the nineteenth century.
The novels discussed are: Northanger Abbey, Jane Eyre, Dombey and Son, Middlemarch, Far From the Madding Crowd, Germinal, Madame Bovary, The Woman in White, The Portrait of a Lady, The Awakening, Dracula, Heart of Darkness.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 592 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/02/2001
- Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9780415238281