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The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel

Altick, Richard D.

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ISBN 10: 0814205186 / ISBN 13: 9780814205181
Published by Ohio State University Press, Columbus, 1991
Condition: Very Fine Hardcover
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Cloth in mylar protected dust-jacket. 854 pp., w/ notes and index. This important work is the first comprehensive study of Victorian novelist's use of the era's everyday culture and common knowledge in their writings. A clean, tight copy in "as new" condition Size: Thick Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 001532

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Title: The Presence of the Present: Topics of the ...

Publisher: Ohio State University Press, Columbus

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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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

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Altick is Regent's Professor of English at The Ohio State University.

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