ALTICK, RD: The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel

The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel, book coverAltick, Richard D. The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel. Ohio State University Press, 1991. ISBN: 0814205186. Unmarked text. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#29775) $35.00

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Describes how nineteenth-century English novelists used details of everyday life and the common knowledge of their day in their works, derived from about 150 novels. Black and white illustrations in text. Two appendices, endnotes, index. 854p.

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