Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2010

288 Pages | 6 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719081330

Bookseller Code (06)


Harriet Martineau

Authorship, society and empire

Ella Dzelzainis and Cora Kaplan

Published by Manchester University Press

  • First collection of essays to revisit and reassess Harriet Martineau's leading place in Victorian culture and in the development of nineteenth-century liberalism Recent republication of a broad range of Martineau's writing has led to a strong revival of interest in teaching and researching her work and legacies in the fields of literary studies, history, sociology and colonial/postcolonial studies
  • Distinguished contributors to this volume include critics Isobel Armstrong, Lauren Goodlad, Catherine Hall, Deborah Logan and Linda Peterson Martineau has emerged as a key figure in the history of liberal thought and in work on Empire-both expanding topics across the disciplines

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