Miller, Andrew H., 1964-

Novels behind glass : commodity culture and Victorian narrative / Andrew H. Miller. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995. - xi, 242 p. ; 23 cm - Literature, culture, theory ; 17 . - Literature, culture, theory ; .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Longing for sleeve buttons --
Spaces of exchange : interpreting the Great Exhibition of 1851 --
The fragments and small opportunities of Cranford --
Rearranging the furniture of Our Mutual Friend --
Owning up : possessive individualism in Trollope's Autobiography and The Eustace Diamonds --
Middlemarch and the solicitudes of material culture.

This book examines the relationship between the novel and the emergent commodity culture of Victorian England.



0521471338 (hbk) 9780521471336 (hbk.) 9780521068345


English fiction--History and criticism--Theory, etc.--19th century
Fiction--Economic aspects--History--Great Britain--19th century.
Literature and society--History--Great Britain--19th century.
Commercial products in literature.
Culture--History--19th century.
Narration (Rhetoric)


Great Britain--Social life and customs--19th century.

823.809355 MIN / 1995

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