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Title Victorian literature and the Victorian visual imagination / edited by Carol T. Christ and John O. Jordan.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [1995]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  PR468.A76 V53 1995    AVAILABLE
Description xxix, 371 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Were they having fun yet? Victorian optical gadgetry, modernist selves / Susan R. Horton -- Shared lines : pen and pencil as trace / Gerard Curtis -- Image versus text in the illustrated novels of William Makepeace Thackeray / Judith L. Fisher -- "The right thing in the right place" : P.H. Emerson and the picturesque photograph / Jennifer M. Green -- Dust piles and damp pavements : excrement, repression, and the Victorian city in photography and literature / Ellen Handy -- Making darkness visible : capturing the criminal and observing the law in Victorian photography and detective fiction / Ronald R. Thomas -- Victoria's sovereign obedience : portraits of the Queen as wife and mother / Margaret Homans --The author as spectacle and commodity : Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Thomas Hardy / Linda M. Shires -- The hero as spectacle : Carlyle and the persistence of dandyism / James Eli Adams -- Street figures : Victorian urban iconography / Richard L. Stein -- Seeing the unseen : pictorial problematics and Victorian images of class, poverty, and urban life / Susan P. Casteras -- John Millais's children : faith and erotics: The Woodman's daughter (1851) / Robert M. Polhemus --Seeing is believing in Enoch Arden / Miriam Bailin --Spectacular sympathy : visuality and ideology in Dicken's A Christmas carol / Audrey Jaffe -- Reading figures : the legible image of Victorian textuality / Garrett Stewart.
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Art and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- 19th century -- Illustrations.
Illustration of books -- Great Britain.
Visual perception in literature.
Art, British.
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Great Britain.
Added Author Christ, Carol T.
Jordan, John O.
ISBN 0520086414 alkaline paper
0520200225 paperback alkaline paper

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