This volume presents fresh approaches to classic Victorian fiction from 1830--1900. * Opens up for the reader the cultural world in which the Victorian novel was written and read. * Crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. * Provides fresh perspectives on how Victorian fiction relates to different contexts, such as class, sexuality, empire, psychology, law and biology.
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Author Biography - Francis O'Gorman
Francis O'Gorman is Lecturer in Victorian Literature at the University of Leeds. He has written widely on Victorian poetry and non--fictional prose, including the books John Ruskin (1999), Late Ruskin: New Contexts (2001), and the Victorian Novel (2002) in the Blackwell Critical Guide Series, and also co--edited the collection Ruskin and Gender (2002). He has published on Milton, Robert Browning, Michael Field, Charles Kingsley, Robert Frost, Henrietta Huxley, Victorian agnosticism, Victorian masculinities, and co--edited a collection of essays on Margaret Oliphant (1999) and on Landscape, Writing and Community (2001). His most recent book, Victorian Poetry: An Annotated Anthology, was published by Blackwell in 2004.