The Novel as Political Discourse
By (author) Michael Flavin
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Benjamin Disraeli by Michael Flavin
Book DescriptionDecember 2004 marked the bicentenary of Benjamin Disraelis birth. The Novel as Political Discourse examines Disraelis novels in order to construct a portrait of the man, his context and enduring reputation. Disraelis literary career ran from 1826 to 1880. Within this time he became an M.P., Leader of the Opposition, Chancellor and Prime Minister. His novels can be read as the breeding ground for his ideas, gestated away from the pressure cooker of Parliament. From his first novel, Vivian Grey, about the formation of a new political party, through to the overtly political Young England trilogy (named after a faction of the Conservative Party with which Disraeli was aligned) and beyond, Disraelis novels expose the development of his thinking while also reflecting the anxieties of his age. This book will appeal to those fascinated by Disraeli and Conservatism and anyone interested in the development of Britain in the Victorian era. The book enhances our understanding of this charismatic figure who continues to cast a formidable shadow across the nations politics and culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903900802
(152mm x 229mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Sussex Academic Press
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Flavin
Gambling in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel, Hardback (January 2003)» View all books by Michael Flavin
Explores the theme of gambling in a wide range of nineteenth-century English novels. This book also considers the significance of gambling in the novels within the wider context of the development of Victorian society. It is a useful reading for those interested in the development of English society and culture in the Victorian era.
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Author Biography - Michael Flavin
Michael Flavin is the author of Gambling in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel: A Leprosy is oer the Land. He has lectured at Canterbury Christ Church University College (19992001). He is currently Head of English at Rochester Independent College and lectures in nineteenth-century literature at the Open University.
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