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Writers, Readers, and Occasions: Selected Essays on Victorian Literature and ...

Richard Daniel Altick - Books and reading - 1989 - 358 pages
Richard D. Altick, distinguished scholar of Victorian studies, has, during the last thirty years, published numerous essays on a wide variety of topics. His insatiable ...
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The Shows of London

Richard Daniel Altick - History - 1978 - 553 pages
An examination of London exhibitions as they evolved from displays of relics in pre-Reformation churches, through the collections of eighteenth-century virtuosi, to the first ...
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The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel

Richard Daniel Altick - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 854 pages
Describes how nineteenth-century English novelists used details of everyday life and the common knowledge of their day in their works
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