Our Victorian Education
By (author) Dinah Birch
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Our Victorian Education by Dinah Birch
Book DescriptionThis groundbreaking book combines a historical interpretation of Victorian educational debate with a critical overview of contemporary educational thought. * Traces the roots of contemporary educational practice in the values of Victorian thinking * Combines detailed consideration of Victorian sources, literary and non-literary, with reflections on their legacy in the 21st century * Reflects on questions of social class, religion, and gender as the Victorians defined them in relation to educational ideals * Suggests challenging connections between literary and social history and contemporary dilemmas
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405145053
(240mm x 164mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature, Paperback (June 2012)
A new edition of the bestselling Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature, this wide-ranging, compact guide has been fully revised and updated. In over 5,500 A-Z entries, it covers all aspects of English literature and constitutes an indispensable reference for English students, teachers, and anyone else who loves literature.
Can You Forgive Her?, Paperback (March 2012)
The first of Trollope's six Palliser novels, Can You Forgive Her? explores the dilemma of Alice Vavasor, torn between two suitors, and the choices faced by two other independent women. The tensions within Victorian society highlighted by the plot are illuminated in the introduction and notes to this new edition.
Conflict and Difference in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Hardback (May 2010)» View all books by Dinah Birch
How should we understand Victorian conflict? The Victorians were divided between multiple views of the political, religious and social issues that motivated their changing aspirations. Such debates are a fundamental aspect of the literature of the period and these essays propose new ways of understanding their significance.
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Author Biography - Dinah Birch
Dinah Birch is a Professor of English Literature at Liverpool University. Her work on Victorian literature includes Ruskin's Myths (1988), Ruskin on Turner (1990), and John Ruskin: Selected Writings (2004). She writes regularly for the Times Literary Supplement and the London Review of Books, and is General Editor of a forthcoming revised edition of the Oxford Companion to English Literature.
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