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Published: 01 September 2019

272 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474453240

Bookseller Code (06)


Novel Institutions

Anachronism, Irish Novels and Nineteenth-Century Realism

Mary L. Mullen

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture

  • Offers a new theory of institutions grounded in temporality
  • Outlines a transnational theory of British realism that emerges from interpreting Irish realist novels
  • Reassesses the politics of realism and the politics of institutions
  • Contains close-reading of realist novels as well as a new genealogy of British realism
  • Advances a new understanding of the relationship between realism and colonialism