About the Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature

General Editors: Dino Franco Felluga

Purdue University, USA

Associate Editors: Pamela K. Gilbert & Linda K. Hughes

Texas Christian University, USA; University of Florida, USA

The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature is a comprehensive, scholarly, authoritative, and critical overview of literature and theory comprising individual titles covering key literary genres, periods, and sub-disciplines. Available both in print and online, this ground-breaking resource provides students, teachers, and researchers with cutting-edge scholarship in literature and literary studies.

Key Features:

  • Comprises over 330 cross-referenced entries ranging from 1,000 to 7,000 words, arranged in A-Z format
  • Brings together an impressive team of established and emerging literary scholars from around the world, including Patrick Brantlinger, Regenia Gagnier, Catherine Gallagher, Kate Flint, and Herbert F. Tucker
  • Features in-depth omnibus entries exploring major topics, including the novel, plays, poetry, and global Victorian studies, alongside succinct entries on themes such as cosmopolitanism, journalism, race, sexuality, and reading
  • Explores the global influence of this literary era on countries and continents from Australia, Afghanistan, and the Arctic, to Africa, China, and the Caribbean
  • Combines accessibility with an unmatched breadth of coverage and authoritative scholarship to offer an indispensable resource to the current state and future directions of Victorian literature
  • Available online or as a four-volume print set

For a list of entries and information about the editors, please use the menu bar on the left.



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