Literary bric-à-brac and the Victorians : from commodities to oddities / edited by Jonathon Shears, Keele University, UK, Jen Harrison
- The nineteenth century series
- Literary bric-à-brac: introducing things / Jonathon Shears and Jen Harrison -- Bric-à-brac or architectonicè? fragment and form in Victorian literature / Nicholas Shrimpton -- Bricabracomania! collecting, corporeality and the problem of things / Victoria Mills -- "Beautiful things": nonsense and the museum / Anna Barton and Catherine Bates -- Browning's curiosities: The ring and the book and the "democracy of things" / Jennifer McDonell -- The bric-à-brac wars: Robert Browning and blessed John Henry Newman / Bernard Beatty -- Inhospitable objects in M.R. James / Luke Thurston -- On the nail: functional objects in Thomas Hardy's The woodlanders / David Trotter -- Shopping to survive: consumerism and evolution in M.E. Braddon's Lady Audley's secret / Sara Clayson -- Charlotte Brontë's Frocks and Shirley's queer textiles / Deborah Wynne -- The philosopher's stone and the key to all mythologies: Mary Anne South, George Eliot and the object of knowledge / Jayne Elisabeth Archer -- The ideas in thing town: villette, art and moveable objects / Jonathon Shears and Jen Harrison.
- 9781409439905 (hardcover : alk. paper) and 1409439909 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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