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By Francis O'Gorman

This quantity offers clean ways to vintage Victorian fiction from 1830-1900.

  • Opens up for the reader the cultural global within which the Victorian novel was once written and read.
  • Crosses conventional disciplinary boundaries.
  • Provides clean views on how Victorian fiction pertains to assorted contexts, resembling classification, sexuality, empire, psychology, legislations and biology.

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