Reading Victorian Literature: Essays in Honour of J. Hillis Miller Cover Image
By Julian Wolfreys (Editor), Monika Szuba (Editor)
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A Festschrift honouring J. Hillis Miller and his contribution to Victorian Studies and nineteenth-century criticism

  • Provides stheoretically informed critical essays on nineteenth-century and Victorian literature, by major internationally recognized scholars
  • Chapters provide detailed close readings of the work of J Hillis Miller, Thomas Hardy, Walter Pater, William Michael Rossetti, George Gissing, Charles Dickens, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Anthony Trollope, George Eliot, and Joseph Conrad
  • Showcases a major new essay by J Hillis Miller, as well as a previously unpublished interview with Miller

Reading Victorian Literature provides a critical commentary on major authors of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, from Dickens to Conrad. At the same time, the assembled group of internationally recognised scholars engages with Miller's work, influence and significance in the study of that era. The volume includes original work by Miller and interviews with him.

About the Author

Julian Wolfeys is Professor of English Literature at the University of Portsmouth, where he is also Director of the Centre for Studies in LIterature. He is author and editor of more than 40 books on nineteenth- and twentieth-century English literature and literary theory. Most recently he has published Dickens's London and The Derrida Wordbook, both with Edinburgh University Press. He recently published his first novel, Silent Music. Monika Szuba is Assistant Professor at the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Gdańsk. The author of numerous articles and book chapters, she is also co-editor of The Poetics of Space and Place in Scottish Literature (Palgrave Macmillan). In addition, she is a translator, particularly of poetry from English to Polish, and has translated the work of John Burnside, David Constantine, Michael Edwards, Kathleen Jamie, Alan Riach, and Julian Wolfreys, amongst others.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781474447980
ISBN-10: 1474447988
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: August 31st, 2021
Pages: 464
Language: English