Title VICTORIAN POPULAR FICTION, 1860-1880
Book Condition Fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. 194 pages; appendix, notes, and an index. Black-and-white plates.
Edition First U.S. edition, first printing.
Publisher Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, (1983).
0391029630 / 9780391029637
Seller ID 56671.00
Terry traces the rise of popular Victorian fiction and its role in the culture. Three authors are chosen (Mrs. Oliphant, Rhoda Broughton and James Payn) to represent the three main schools, "Simple", "Fast", and "Sensational", of middlebrow reading.