Chapter 6. A Few of My Favorite Things: A Glove, a Sandal, and Plaited Hair

  1. Philip Davis

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304619.ch6

Why Victorian Literature Still Matters

Why Victorian Literature Still Matters

How to Cite

Davis, P. (2008) A Few of My Favorite Things: A Glove, a Sandal, and Plaited Hair, in Why Victorian Literature Still Matters, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304619.ch6

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:

  • Victorians - good at finding almost anywhere in time or space;
  • imaginative visions of great conflicts between pagan and Christian in centuries after Christ;
  • A Few of My Favorite Things;
  • Alasdair MacIntyre “practices,” with defined functions, come into being and develop in the world;
  • Victorian bump and a hangover of lost meaning;
  • moments of personal experience and shifts of realization;
  • Arnold's Hebraic seriousness in a secularized context;
  • Bernard Malamud's The Assistant (1957), Crime and Punishment;
  • Hardy's nothing is worth believing unless it can overcome obstacles, objections, sufferings