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The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Short Stories - Dennis Denisoff

The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Short Stories

By: Dennis Denisoff (Editor)

Paperback Published: 11th May 2004
ISBN: 9781551113562
Number Of Pages: 495

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This collection brings together twenty-six stories focused on popular Victorian subjects in many different styles and forms, including comic, gothic, fantasy, adventure, and colonial works; science fiction; children's tales; New Woman writing; Irish yarns; stories originally published in popular periodicals; and travel stories.

"Dennis Denisoff's anthology of Victorian short fiction is a ground-breaking contribution to teaching and research, with a wide-ranging and original selection of stories by 19th-century writers, and an expertly-chosen group of Victorian critical essays on the short story and its genres." -- Elaine Showalter, Emeritus Professor, Princeton University


"Dennis Denisoff's anthology of Victorian short fiction is a ground-breaking contribution to teaching and research, with a wide-ranging and original selection of stories by 19th-century writers, and an expertly-chosen group of Victorian critical essays on the short story and its genres." -- Elaine Showalter, Emeritus Professor, Princeton University

Wildgoose lodge (1833)p. 29
The mortal immortal (1833)p. 47
The bloomsbury christening (1834)p. 61
The vision of sudden death and the dream-fugue (1849)p. 79
A terribly strange bed (1852)p. 105
The great cranford panic (1853)p. 123
The story of fairyfoot (1857)p. 153
Agnes Lee (1857)p. 163
George Walker at Suez (1861)p. 187
Eveline's visitant (1862)p. 205
Dead love (1862)p. 215
Bruno's revenge (1867)p. 221
Green tea (1869)p. 235
A toy princess (1877)p. 265
The revenge of her race (1879?)p. 277
Was it an illusion? : a parson's story (1881)p. 285
Interlopers at the knap (1884)p. 303
Markheim (1885)p. 331
Lispeth (1886)p. 347
The happy prince (1888)p. 353
A scandal in Bohemia (1891)p. 363
The spell of the white elf (1893)p. 385
In dull brown (1896)p. 397
The quest of sorrow (1896)p. 411
The star (1897)p. 421
To die in Jerusalem (1899)p. 433
Edgar Allan Poe, from a review of Nathaniel Hawthorne's Twice-told tales (1842)p. 447
Charles Dickens, from "Frauds on the fairies" (1853)p. 451
Margaret Oliphant, from "The byways of literature : reading for the million" (1858)p. 455
Frederick Wedmore, "The short story" (1898)p. 469
Laura Morholm Hansson, from "Neurotic keynotes" (1896)p. 483
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ISBN: 9781551113562
ISBN-10: 1551113562
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 495
Published: 11th May 2004
Publisher: Broadview Press Ltd
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.49  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.54