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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

The European MetropolisParis and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists

The European Metropolis: Paris and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists

Matthew L. Reznicek

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781942954323
eISBN:
9781786944320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954323.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This is the first book to explore Irish women’s novels and the representation of Paris, which draws these writers into a recognizably European literary tradition. By reasserting the centrality of ... More

John Keats' Medical NotebookText, Context, and Poems

John Keats' Medical Notebook: Text, Context, and Poems

Hrileena Ghosh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620610
eISBN:
9781789629798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620610.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The poet John Keats trained as a surgeon at Guy’s Hospital, London while simultaneously making his way as a poet. This book focuses attention on an important but hitherto neglected manuscript: the ... 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

Walter BesantThe Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Kevin A. Morrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the 1880s and 1890s, Walter Besant was one of Britain’s most lionized living novelists. Like many popular writers of the period, Besant suffered from years of critical neglect. Yet his centrality ... More

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