Description - Why Victorian Literature Still Matters by Philip Davis
Why Victorian Literature Still Matters is a passionate defense of Victorian literature s 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 author s unique insight into why it is still important todayProvides new frames of interpretation for key Victorian works of literature and close readings of important textsArgues for a new engagement with Victorian literature, from general readers and scholars alikeSeeks 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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Author Biography - Philip Davis
Philip Davis is Professor of English Literature in the School of English, University of Liverpool, UK. He is the author of
The Victorians and, most recently,
Bernard Malamud: A Writer's Life. His other books include
The Experience of Reading; Real Voices: On Reading, and
Memory and Writing: from Wordsworth to Lawrence, as well as works on Shakespeare and Samuel Johnson. He is also editor of
The Reader, a non-academic literary magazine aimed at the serious reader.