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Victorian mode in American fiction, 1865-1885

Robert P. Falk

Victorian mode in American fiction, 1865-1885

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Published by Michigan State University Press .
Written in English


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n addition to contributing to poetry and the novel, typology also had an influence upon what is probably the most characteristic Victorian literary form, that kind of non-fiction best described as the creation of the Victorian Sage. 15 This genre, which variously combines the attributes of the sermon, Jeremiad, and neo-classical satire, attempts to interpret contemporary phenomena in .


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The realistic novel was quite different than what has been seen with earlier literature. The most popular form of literature had always been poetry. The realistic novel changed that. This form of literature used journalistic techniques in order to make the literature something closer to real life with facts and general stereotypes of human nature.

See Kate Flint, “The Victorian novel and its readers”, in The Cambridge Companion to the Victorian Novel, ed. by Deirdre David (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), pp. (p). Agnes Repplier, “English Railway Fiction”, Points of View (Boston and New York: Houghton and Mifflin, ), p The best books on Sex in Victorian Literature recommended by Claire Jarvis.

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Faculty Committee: Stephanie Batiste, Yunte Huang, Mark Maslan, Christopher Newfield, Candace Waid It is assumed that students taking the qualifying examination in American Literature from will be familiar not only with the following primary texts but also with the principle critical and interpretive issues concerning these texts and the period as a whole.

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