Anne DeWitt's Moral Authority, Men of Science, and the Victorian Novel PDF

By Anne DeWitt

Nineteenth-century males of technological know-how aligned clinical perform with ethical excellence as a part of an recreation to safe cultural authority for his or her self-discipline. Anne DeWitt examines how novelists from Elizabeth Gaskell to H. G. Wells answered to this alignment. Revising the frequent assumption that Victorian technological know-how and literature have been a part of one tradition, she argues that the professionalization of technology triggered novelists to disclaim that technology provided broadly obtainable ethical advantages. as a substitute, they represented the slender aspirations of the pro as morally hazardous whereas they asserted that ethical issues have been the novel's personal area services. This publication attracts on works of typical theology, renowned lectures, and debates from the pages of periodicals to delineate adjustments within the prestige of technological know-how and to teach how either prevalent and ignored works of Victorian fiction sought to redefine the connection among technological know-how and the novel.

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Download PDF by Suzanne Rintoul: Intimate Violence and Victorian Print Culture:

By Suzanne Rintoul

Suzanne Rintoul identifies an immense contradiction in Victorian representations of abuse: the simultaneous compulsion to reveal and to imprecise brutality in the direction of ladies in intimate relationships. via case experiences and literary research, this booklet illustrates how intimate violence was once either marvelous and unspeakable within the Victorian period.

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Natural Disasters and Victorian Empire: Famines, Fevers and by U. Mukherjee PDF

By U. Mukherjee

traditional mess ups and Victorian Empire appears on the courting among epidemics and famines in south Asia and Victorian literature and tradition. It means that a lot of ways we predict this present day approximately mess ups, nation and society should be traced again to the 19th-century British imperial experience.

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Read e-book online Reading Victorian Poetry (Wiley Blackwell Reading Poetry) PDF

By Richard Cronin

Reading Victorian Poetry deals shut readings of poems from the Victorian period by means of a  popular pupil. the choice encompasses a variety of canonical and lesser identified writers

  • Skilfully conveys the breadth and variety of nineteenth-century poetry
  • Offers a fantastic stability of canonical and no more famous writers
  • Allows readers to discover the poetry of the Victorian period, in the course of the eyes of 1 of the main popular students within the field
  • Poets lined contain Matthew Arnold,  Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Lewis Carroll, A. H. Clough, G. M. Hopkins, Edward Lear, Christina Rossetti, D. G. Rossetti, A. C. Swinburne, Arthur Symons, Alfred Tennyson, Oscar Wilde

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