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Dialectics of ImprovementScottish Romanticism, 1786-1831

Dialectics of Improvement: Scottish Romanticism, 1786-1831

Gerard Lee McKeever

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474441674
eISBN:
9781474481144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441674.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book develops new insight into the idea of progress as improvement as the basis for an approach to literary Romanticism in the Scottish context. With chapter case studies covering poetry, short ... More

Contested LiberalismsMartineau, Dickens and the Victorian Press

Contested Liberalisms: Martineau, Dickens and the Victorian Press

Iain Crawford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453134
eISBN:
9781474481182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453134.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Contested Liberalisms corrects a long-standing critical narrative of the relationship between Harriet Martineau and Charles Dickens. That narrative has occluded the importance of Martineau’s ... More

Commemorating PeterlooViolence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Michael Demson and Regina Hewitt (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Two hundred years after the massacre of peaceful protestors who had gathered in St Peter's Field, Manchester, to hear 'Orator' Henry Hunt speak for Parliamentary Reform, this volume brings together ... More

Sensation Drama, 18601880An Anthology

Sensation Drama, 18601880: An Anthology

Joanna Hofer-Robinson and Beth Palmer (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474439534
eISBN:
9781474465106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439534.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Featuring previously unpublished material alongside famous plays,this pioneering edition provides access to some of the most popular plays of the nineteenth century. Characterised by exhilarating ... More

Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical

Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical

Caley Ehnes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474418348
eISBN:
9781474459655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418348.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical considers the role of popular, commercial poetry in the development of mid-Victorian periodical culture and poetics. Focusing on the poetry ... More

Artful ExperimentsWays of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Philipp Erchinger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What is the connection between Victorian writing and experiment? Artful Experiments seeks to answer this question by approaching the field of literature and science in a way that is not so much ... More

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Matthew Ingleby and Matthew P. M. Kerr (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century examines the importance of the coastline in the nineteenth-century British imagination. The years between the naval blockade of 1775, which began the ... More

The Case of Sherlock HolmesSecrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Andrew Glazzard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Case of Sherlock Holmes uncovers what is untold, partly told, wrongly told or deliberately concealed in Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes saga. This engaging study uses a scholarly approach, ... More

The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Koenraad Claes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Fed up with the commercial and moral restrictions of the mainstream press of the late Victorian era, the diverse avant-garde groups of authors and artists of the Aesthetic Movement developed a new ... More

Byron and Marginality

Byron and Marginality

Norbert Lennartz (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The collection of essays intends to show that everything about Byron’s poetic work baffles the scholarly desire for neat categorisations. Various attempts at re-mapping Romanticism have given ample ... More

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