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British booksellers and the Victorian period.

Kate Hoare

British booksellers and the Victorian period.

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Published by University Victorian Studies Centre in Leicester .
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Praise “Impossible Purities: Blackness, Femininity, and Victorian Culture does offer some fresh insights and deserves attention both for the variety of literary texts it uses and for the way Brody’s analysis builds on rather than merely replicates those of her predecessors. A well-produced book with apt and interesting illustrations, its argument, in a field prone to jargon, is Author: Jennifer Devere Brody. From May 10–11, , the Museum's book collections (now the British Library) were bombed again, this time burning more than , books. [] Publishers and booksellers in Paternoster Row, London (by German bomber planes) Edit. The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse by Arthur Quiller-Couch: The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel (Oxford Handbooks) by Lisa Rodensky: A Paradise Out of a Common Field: The Pleasures and Plenty of the Victorian Garden by Joan Morgan: The Passion and the Flower by Barbara Cartland: Patron by C.B. Lewis: The Penguin Book of Victorian Verse. Martyn Goff, CBE (7 June – 25 March ) was a British literary administrator, author, and made a significant contribution to the organisation and popularity of the Booker Prize for many years, and was involved in efforts to increase literacy .


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