Conflict and difference in nineteenth-century literature / edited by Dinah Birch and Mark Llewellyn

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Subjects: English literature--19th century--History and criticism
Social conflict in literature
Culture conflict in literature
Difference (Philosophy) in literature
Social values in literature
Ideology in literature
Consensus (Social sciences) in literature
Literature and society--Great Britain--History--19th century
Ideology and literature--Great Britain--History--19th century
Great Britain--Intellectual life--19th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: x, 257 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Notes on the Contributors
Introduction: On Conflict and Difference in Nineteenth-Century Literature / Mark Llewellyn 1
1. Argument as Conflict: Then and Now / Helen Small 14
2. Ever a Fighter: Browning's Struggle with Conflict / Herbert F. Tucker 33
3. Conflict and Imperial Communication: Narrating the First Afghan War / Muireann O'Cinneide 52
4. Off-White Indians / Kate Flint 66
5. The Interpretation of Daydreams: Reverie as Site of Conflict in Early Victorian Psychology / Natalie Mera Ford 80
6. Ìf I am not Grotesque I am Nothing': Aubrey Beardsley and Disabled Identities in Conflict / Alexandra Tankard 93
7. Negotiating the Gentle-Man: Male Nursing and Class Conflict in the ̀High' Victorian Period / Holly Furneaux 109
8. ̀Resolved in Defiance of Fool and of Knave'?: Chartism, Children and Conflict / Malcolm Chase 126
9. ̀Conversing with Monstrosities': Evolutionary Theory and Contemporary Responses to the Novels of Wilkie Collins / Janice M. Allan 141
10. Dickens and the Heritage Industry; or, Culture and the Commodity / Juliet John 157
11. The King and Who? Dance, Difference, and Identity in Anna Leonowens and The King and I / Sharon Aronofsky Weltman 171
12. ̀The Utmost Intricacies of the Soul's Pathways': the Significance of Syntax in George Eliot's Felix Holt, The Radical / Melissa Raines 186
13. Culture Wars? Arnold's Essays in Criticism and the Rise of Journalism 1865-1895 / Laurel Brake 201
14. Shrieking Sisters and Bawling Brothers: Sibling Rivalry in Sarah Grand and Mary Cholmondeley / Galia Ofek 213
15. After Eternal Punishment: ̀Fin de Siecle' as Literary Eschatology / Matthew Bradley 228
Selected Bibliography 240
Index 251
Additional Authors: Birch, Dinah
Llewellyn, Mark, 1979-
Notes: LCCN: 2010007404
ISBN: 9780230221550 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0230221556 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction / Dinah Birch and Mark Llewellyn -- Argument as conflict: then and now / Helen Small -- Ever a fighter: Browning's struggle with conflict / Herbert F. Tucker -- Conflict and imperial communication: narrating the first Afghan war / Muireann O'Cinneide -- Off-white Indians / Kate Flint -- The interpretation of daydreams: reverie as site of conflict in early Victorian psychiatry / Natalie Ford -- "If I am not grotesque I am nothing": Aubrey Beardsley and disabled identities in conflict / Alex Tankard -- Negotiating the gentle-man: male nursing and class conflict in the 'high' Victorian period / Holly Furneaux -- "Resolved in defiance of fool and of knave": chartism, children and conflict / Malcolm Chase -- Conversing with monstrosities: evolutionary theory and the contemporary response to Wilkie Collins / Janice M. Allan -- Dickens and the heritage industry: or, culture and the commodity / Juliet John -- The king and who? dance, difference, and identity in Anna Leonowens and The king and I / Sharon Aronofsky Weltman -- "The utmost intricacies of the soul's pathways": the significance of syntax in George Eliot's Felix Holt, the radical (1866) / Melissa Raines -- Culture wars? Arnold's essays in criticism and the rise of journalism 1864-1895 / Laurel Brake -- Shrieking sisters and bawling brothers: sibling rivalry in Sarah Grand and Mary Cholmondeley / Galia Ofek -- After eternal punishment: 'fin de siècle' as literary eschatology / Matthew Bradley
OCLC Number: 298778215
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230221550