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Published: 18 February 2016

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780190465094

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Romance's Rival

Familiar Marriage in Victorian Fiction

Talia Schaffer

  • Upends traditional readings of the marriage plot in Victorian fiction
  • Informed by historical research on marriage in nineteenth-century England
  • Covers both canonical authors like Austen, Eliot, and Trollope, alongside neglected writers like Charlotte Yonge and Margaret Oliphant