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Published: 31 December 2019

256 Pages

6.14x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474433709

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Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Fariha Shaikh

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture

  • First study to make the case for the literature arising from nineteenth-century settler emigration as the distinct genre of 'emigration literature'
  • Interdisciplinary approach combining literary criticism, art history and cultural geography
  • Studies canonical authors and artists (Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, Ford Madox Brown, James Collinson, Richard Redgrave, Abraham Solomon, and Thomas Webster) alongside ephemera, leading to an integrated and comprehensive study of settler culture