Nineteenth-century Britain saw the rise of secularism, the development of a modern capitalist economy, multi-party democracy, and an explosive growth in technological, scientific and medical knowledge. It also witnessed the emergence of a mass literary culture which changed permanently the relationships between writers, readers and publishers.
Focusing on the work of British and Irish authors, The Routledge Concise History of Nineteenth-Century Literature:
In their lucid and accessible manner, Josephine M. Guy and Ian Small provide readers with an understanding of the complexity and variety of nineteenth-century literary culture, as well as the historical conditions which produced it.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 282
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 18 mm
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