in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature
P ublished online June 2017 .
Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (19th Century). 10989 words.
Victorians experienced a revolution in the novel’s form. In the early 1800s, books were largely unillustrated, perhaps containing a frontispiece (often a stock decorative illustration with...
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