Geraldine Jewsbury's Athenaeum Reviews: A Mirror of Mid-Victorian Attitudes to Fiction

Fryckstedt, Monica Correa
Publication Date 1986
ISBN 9155419143
Publisher Almqvist & Wiksell,
Binding Hardback
Condition Good, sound, ex-library copy
SKU 19278
Notes Ex-library copy that has been rebound in tough library binding: strong boards faced with dark patterned wipe clean material, and buckram to spine, with no titles to either. Author portrait from dust wrapper has been bound in. Very clean. No library markings to spine, which is completely blank. Remains of plain label to front. Front endpapers are clean and free of library markings; rear endpaper has some surface loos where labels have been removed. Some library stamps to colophon page.


Hardback. 163pp. Hard to find analysis of the mid-Victorian novel in the light of the 2000+ literary reviews by Geraldine Jewsbury. With particular focus on the women writers and women readers of the Victorian novel, as well as writers such as Wilkie Collins, George Meredith, Anthony Trollope. Substantial appendix of Geraldine Jewsbury’s reviews for the Athenaeum. Text in English.
Price: £28.50