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Better Left UnsaidVictorian Novels, Hays Code Films, and the Benefits of Censorship

Better Left Unsaid: Victorian Novels, Hays Code Films, and the Benefits of Censorship

Nora Gilbert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784207
eISBN:
9780804784870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784207.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is in the unseemly position of defending censorship from the central allegations that are traditionally leveled against it. Taking two genres generally presumed to have been stymied by the ... More

Britain's Chinese EyeLiterature, Empire, and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Britain's Chinese Eye: Literature, Empire, and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Elizabeth Hope Chang

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759458
eISBN:
9780804775878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759458.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book traces the intimate connections between Britain and China throughout the nineteenth century and argues for China's central impact on the British visual imagination. The author brings ... More

Slow PrintLiterary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture

Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture

Elizabeth Carolyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784085
eISBN:
9780804784658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784085.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the literary culture of Britain's radical press from 1880 to 1910, a time that saw a flourishing of radical political activity as well as the emergence of a mass print industry. ... More

The World in PlayPortraits of a Victorian Concept

The World in Play: Portraits of a Victorian Concept

Matthew Kaiser

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776080
eISBN:
9780804778947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nineteenth-century Britain was a world in play. The Victorians invented the weekend and built hundreds of parks and playgrounds. In the wake of Darwin, they re-imagined nature as a contest for ... More

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