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Popular literature in Victorian Scotland

language, fiction, and the press

by Donaldson, William

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Published by Aberdeen University Press in Aberdeen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Alexander, William, 1826-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Scottish fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Popular literature -- Scotland -- History and criticism,
    • Serialized fiction -- Scotland -- History and criticism,
    • Books and reading -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century,
    • Scottish newspapers -- History -- 19th century,
    • Popular culture -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam Donaldson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8601 .D66 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2450622M
      ISBN 100080345131, 0080345158
      LC Control Number87150229

      The Rise of Popular Literacy in Victorian England is the first book to bring together a detailed examination of the two sets of factors. Mitch compares the relative importance of the rise of popular demand for literacy and the development of educational policy measures by the church and state as contributing factors that led to the rise of. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Victorian Literature from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Literature» Literary Styles and Movements» Victorian Literature.

      The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders. History books often focus on big political or economic events, wars and leaders. But there's much to learn from studying the way people lived, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as . Abstract. Literacy and literature have been fundamental in discussions of popular culture in the early modern period. On the one hand, popular culture, defined negatively in contrast to elite culture, has often been seen as the culture of the illiterate, a culture transmitted orally by customs and practice, not through the printed lphsbands.com by:

      (Launched in , it had a monthly circulation in of 30, and lasted until ) The aim and impact of Victorian books for the young, including the many put out by Nelson, has been summarized by a modern critic: By the fourth decade of the century the stories began to carry a social as well as a religious message. This volume reassesses working-class poetry and poetics in Victorian Britain, using Scotland as a focus and with particular attention to the role of the popular press in fostering and disseminating working-class verse cultures. It studies a very wide variety of writers who are unknown to scholarship, and assesses the political, social, and cultural work which [ ].


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