Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2011

265 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719071454

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Second Sight

The Visionary Imagination in Late Victorian Literature

Catherine Maxwell

Published by Manchester University Press

  • An innovative reassessment of late Victorian literature in its relation to visionary Romanticism No other book examines this subject in relation to a range of writers of the period, including Pater, Rossetti, Hardy and Vernon Lee Introduces a new perspective on the literature of the period that will make an important contribution to this continuing re-evaluation Maxwell covers a wide, representative range of canonical and non-canonical writers of both prose and poetry She provides original, detailed and imaginative close-readings of a diverse range of texts

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