Chapter 23. Victorian Theories of the Novel

  1. Patrick Brantlinger and
  2. William B. Thesing
  1. Joseph W. Childers

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996324.ch24

A Companion to the Victorian Novel

A Companion to the Victorian Novel

How to Cite

Childers, J. W. (2005) Victorian Theories of the Novel, in A Companion to the Victorian Novel (eds P. Brantlinger and W. B. Thesing), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996324.ch24

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:

  • victorian theories;
  • novelists;
  • critics;
  • George Eliot;
  • Charles Dickens

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Novelists as Critics

  • The Emergence of the Critics

  • Late Victorian Criticism: Realism, Idealism, and Aesthetic Form