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Beastly JourneysTravel and Transformation at the fin de siecle

Beastly Journeys: Travel and Transformation at the fin de siecle

Tim Youngs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319587
eISBN:
9781781380895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319587.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Beastly Journeys examines metaphors of travel and transformation in a range of texts published between 1885 and 1900. It places these texts in their socio-economic context and argues that their ... More

Catholic Sensationalism and Victorian Literature

Catholic Sensationalism and Victorian Literature

Maureen Moran

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310706
eISBN:
9781846312762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312762
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines Victorian sensationalism through the exploration of popular literary representations of Roman Catholicism, that exotic, corrupt religious Other which is inscribed as the implacable ... More

Labyrinths of DeceitCulture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Richard J. Walker

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Prominent citizens in nineteenth-century England believed themselves to be living in a time of unstoppable progress. Yet running just beneath Victorian triumphalism were strong undercurrents of chaos ... More

Shaping BeliefCulture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Shaping Belief: Culture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Victoria Morgan and Clare Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311369
eISBN:
9781846315688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315688
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores how the energy of belief came to manifest itself in nineteenth–century literature. This manifestation was evident as much in expressions of newly formed personal relations to ... More

‘The Most Dreadful Visitation’: Male Madness in Victorian Fiction

‘The Most Dreadful Visitation’: Male Madness in Victorian Fiction

Valerie Pedlar

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238393
eISBN:
9781846314186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314186
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victorian literature is rife with scenes of madness, with mental disorder functioning as everything from a simple plot device to a commentary on the foundations of Victorian society. But while ... More

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