By John Charles Olmsted
First released in 1979, this number of thirty-three essays at the novel drawn from 13 periodicals demonstrates the first matters of these discussing the character and objective of prose fiction within the interval from 1851 to 1869. The essays replicate what was once proposal and acknowledged concerning the artwork of fiction and exhibit what newshounds of those periodicals suggestion have been the main pressing serious matters dealing with the operating reviewer. This quantity contains paintings by way of significant mid-century reviewers comparable to David Masson, George Henry Lewes, Walter Bagehot, William Caldwell Roscoe, Richard Holt Hutton and Leslie Stephen.
Including an advent which assesses the problems raised through the simplest periodicals on the time, this anthology is designed to supply scholars of Victorian fiction and significant conception with a set of essays at the artwork of fiction in a handy and sturdy shape.
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