By Pamela K. Gilbert
- Places key authors and novels of their cultural and ancient context
- Includes reviews of significant subject matters akin to race, gender, melodrama, theatre, poetry, realism in fiction, and connections to different paintings forms
- Contributions from best overseas students technique an immense literary style from a variety of perspectives
- Offers either a pre and post-history of the style to situate it within the higher culture of Victorian publishing and literature
- Incorporates insurance of conventional examine and state-of-the-art modern scholarship
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