Chapter 19. Industrial and “Condition of England” Novels

  1. Patrick Brantlinger and
  2. William B. Thesing
  1. James Richard Simmons Jr.

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996324.ch20

A Companion to the Victorian Novel

A Companion to the Victorian Novel

How to Cite

Simmons, J. R. (2005) Industrial and “Condition of England” Novels, in A Companion to the Victorian Novel (eds P. Brantlinger and W. B. Thesing), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996324.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631220640

Online ISBN: 9780470996324

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Keywords:

  • industrial novels;
  • condition of england;
  • autobiography;
  • victorian industrial novels;
  • factory acts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The “Factory Question”

  • The First Victorian Industrial Novels

  • Later Factory Acts and the Regulation of the Labor of Children

  • From Working-Class Child to Working-Class Adult

  • The End of the Condition of England Novel