by Philip Davis - £21.95 John Wiley and Sons Ltd (2008)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781405135795 | ISBN 10: 1405135794
Why Victorian Literature Still Matters is a passionate defense of Victorian literatureís enduring impact and importance for readers interested in the relationship between literature and life, reading and thinking.
* Explores the prominence of Victorian literature for contemporary readers and academics, through the authorís unique insight into why it is still important today
* Provides new frames of interpretation for key Victorian works of literature and close readings of important texts
* Argues for a new engagement with Victorian literature, from general readers and scholars alike
* Seeks to remove Victorian literature from an entrenched set of values, traditions and perspectives - demonstrating how vital and resonant it is for modern literary and cultural analysis.
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