Download e-book for kindle: The Idea of Music in Victorian Fiction (Music in by Nicky Losseff,Sophie Fuller

By Nicky Losseff,Sophie Fuller

ISBN-10: 0754605779

ISBN-13: 9780754605775

ISBN-10: 113825391X

ISBN-13: 9781138253919

the belief of tune in Victorian Fiction seeks to handle basic questions on the functionality, that means and knowing of track in nineteenth-century tradition and society, as mediated via works of fiction. The 11 essays right here, written through musicologists and literary students, variety over a big variety of works by way of either canonical writers resembling Austen, Benson, Carlyle, Collins, Gaskell, Gissing, Eliot, Hardy, du Maurier and Wilde, and less-well-known figures reminiscent of Gertrude Hudson and Elizabeth Sara Sheppard. each one essay explores various techniques for analyzing the belief of track within the Victorian novel. a few specialise in the measure to which scenes related to tune remove darkness from what song intended to the author and modern performers and listeners, and characterize musical tastes of the time and the reception of specific composers. different essays within the quantity research points of gender, race, sexuality and sophistication which are illuminated via the deployment of tune by way of the novelist. including its better half quantity, The determine of tune in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry edited by means of Phyllis Weliver (Ashgate, 2005), this assortment indicates a brand new community of methodologies for the continued cultural and social research of nineteenth-century track as mirrored in that period's literary output.

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