Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Victorian Fantasy [Paperback]

Our Price $ 27.97  
Retail Value $ 39.95  
You Save $ 11.99  (30%)  
Item Number 252538  
Buy New $27.97
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Victorian Fantasy by Stephen Prickett...

Far from being just children's literature, Victorian fantasy is an art form that flourished in opposition to the repressive social and intellectual conditions of "Victorianism." In this fully revised and expanded edition, Stephen Prickett explores the way in which Victorian writers used non-realistic techniques--nonsense, dreams, visions, and the creation of other worlds--to extend our understanding of this world. In particular, Prickett focuses on six writers (Lear, Carroll, Kingsley, MacDonald, Kipling, and Nesbit), tracing the development of their art form, their influence on each other, and how these writers used fantasy to question the ideology of Victorian culture and society.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   288
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   1.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 31, 2005
Publisher   Baylor University Press
ISBN  1932792309  
ISBN13  9781932792300  

Availability  0 units.

More About Stephen Prickett

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Prickett is Professor of English, Australian National University.

Stephen Prickett has an academic affiliation as follows - Baylor University, University of Glasgow University of Glasgow Baylor.

Stephen Prickett has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Criticism & Theory > General
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Movements & Periods > Victorian
5Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > United States > History & Criticism > 19th Century
6Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > United States > History & Criticism > General
7Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > United States > History & Criticism > Literary Theory
8Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > History & Criticism

Reviews - What do customers think about Victorian Fantasy?

A thoughtful and measured analysis of literature's voice in period history  Oct 7, 2005
Now in a second significantly revised and expanded edition, Victorian Fantasy is a discourse of the writing that flourished in direct response to the social and intellectual constrictions of "Victorianism". Author and library director Stephen Prickett explores how Victorian writers used nonrealistic techniques such as nonsense, dreams, visions, and fantastic world settings, to extend understanding of this world. Focusing on six writers - Lear, Carroll, Kingsley, MacDonald, Kipling, and Nesbit, Victorian Fantasy traces how their work developed, how they influenced one another, and how their fantasy came to question the rigid ideology of Victorian society. A thoughtful and measured analysis of literature's voice in period history.


Write your own review about Victorian Fantasy

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Victorian Fantasy

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy