Victorian Life and Victorian Fiction. A Companion for the American Reader.
Written with the purpose of revealing the Victorian world so that novel readers understand better the perspective of 19th century authors like Dickens, Thackeray, the Brontes - writers who took for granted their readers would "get" them. Gain a deeper appreciation of authors' irony. Understand titles, social class, politics, money, religion, farming, medicine, the law and much more. Organized by these subjects. Austen is mentioned several times. Great resource. Minor tear to front of jacket, otherwise VG condition. Archon Books. 1979. Hb, Dj. USED. $12.00