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Victorian Fiction and the Cult of the Horse.

By: Dorré, Gina M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016Description: 1 online resource (188 p.).ISBN: 9781351875905.Subject(s): English fiction--19th century--History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Victorian Fiction and the Cult of the HorseDDC classification: 823/.80936296655 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Dedication -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction All the Queen's Horses: Victorian Culture and the ""Definition of a Horse"" -- One Handling the ""Iron Horse"": Dickens, Travel, and the Derailing of Victorian Masculinity -- Two Horsebreaking and Homemaking: Horsey Heroines and Destabilized Domesticity in the Sensation Fiction of Mary Elizabeth Braddon -- Three Horses and Corsets: Black Beauty, Dress Reform, and the Fashioning of the Victorian Woman
Four Reading and Riding: Late-Century Aesthetics and the Cultural Economy of the Turf in George Moore's Esther Waters -- Epilogue Urban Ironies and the Modern Mind: Horses After Victoria -- Bibliography -- Index
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Cover -- Half Title -- Dedication -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction All the Queen's Horses: Victorian Culture and the ""Definition of a Horse"" -- One Handling the ""Iron Horse"": Dickens, Travel, and the Derailing of Victorian Masculinity -- Two Horsebreaking and Homemaking: Horsey Heroines and Destabilized Domesticity in the Sensation Fiction of Mary Elizabeth Braddon -- Three Horses and Corsets: Black Beauty, Dress Reform, and the Fashioning of the Victorian Woman

Four Reading and Riding: Late-Century Aesthetics and the Cultural Economy of the Turf in George Moore's Esther Waters -- Epilogue Urban Ironies and the Modern Mind: Horses After Victoria -- Bibliography -- Index

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Gina M. Dorré is a Lecturer in the English Department at the University of Nevada, Reno, where whe teaches writing and literature.

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