Chapter 3. Not So Straightforward: Realist Prose and What It Hides Within Itself

  1. Philip Davis

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304619.ch3

Why Victorian Literature Still Matters

Why Victorian Literature Still Matters

How to Cite

Davis, P. (2008) Not So Straightforward: Realist Prose and What It Hides Within Itself, in Why Victorian Literature Still Matters, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304619.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135788

Online ISBN: 9781444304619

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Keywords:

  • Not So Straightforward: Realist Prose;
  • Dickens - establishing classic mid-century Victorian way – he loves to hide the one thing within the other;
  • Victorian realists - scared of taking life for granted;
  • realist novel - finds its greatest go-between in George Eliot herself;
  • Victorian hypocrisy;
  • Victorian fictional prose