The presence of the present : topics of the day in the Victorian novel / Richard D. Altick.Material type: TextSeries: Studies in Victorian life and literature: Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c1991Description: viii, 854 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0814205186 (alk. paper); 9780814205181 (alk. paper).Subject(s): English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Realism in literature | History in literatureDDC classification: 823/.80912 Other classification: 18.05
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 807-835) and indexes.
The glare of the present -- The topical novelists -- Forms and sources -- Events and movements -- Lapses of time -- New ways of riding and writing -- Consumer goods -- The favorite vice of the nineteenth century -- The way they looked -- The sense of place -- The great metropolis -- Names in the cultural news -- Popular entertainments -- The shady side -- Real people, more or less -- Money and occupations -- Speculation and bankruptcy -- The free and independent: I -- The free and independent: II -- Language.