English 3412: Critical Resources

Philip V. Allingham, Contributing Editor, Victorian Web; Faculty of Education, Lakehead University (Canada)

Allen, Walter. The English Novel. Harmondsworth: Pelican, 1954.

-----. The Short Story in English. Oxford: Clarendon, 1981.

Altick, Richard R. Victorian People and Places. New York: W. W. Norton, 1973. ISBN 0-393-09376-X.

Baker, Ernest. The History of the English Novel. London: Witherby, 1929 [rpt. 1942]. Vols. 6, 7, and 8. PR 821 B32 V.6, 7, 8.

Bates, Herbert E. The Modern Short Story: A Critical Survey. Boston, Mass.: The Writer, 1972. PN 3373 B24 1972.

Beachcroft, Thomas O. The English Short Story. 2 vols. London: Longman's, Green, 1964.

Beer, Gillian. George Eliot. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986. PR 4688 B34.

Blom, Margaret. Charlotte Brontë. Boston, Mass.: Twayne, 1997. PR 4169 B55.

Bloom, Harold (ed.). Modern Critical Interpretations: Thomas Hardy's The Return of the Native. New York, New Haven, and Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1987. PR 4754 T2.

Boumelha, Penny. Charlotte Brontë. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990. PR4169 B68.

Brady, Kristin. The Short Stories of Thomas Hardy: Tales of Past and Present. London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1982. PR 4754 B58 1982.

Carlisle, Jane, ed. Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism: Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. Boston and New York: Bedford, 1996.

The Dickens Magazine: Series One, Great Expectations. Haslemere, England: Euromed Communications, 2001-2. Education Library Periodicals.

Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 21: Victorian Novelists Before 1885, ed. Ira B. Nadel and W. E. Fredeman. Detroit: Gale Research, 1983. PN 451 D5.

Flora, Joseph M. The English Short Story, 1880-1945: A Critical History. Boston, Mass.: Twayne, 1985. PR 829 E53 1985.

Ford, Boris. (ed.). From Dickens to Hardy. Vol. 6, Pelican Guide to English Literature. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1983. PR 99 F69.

Gˇrin, Winifred. Charlotte Brontë: The Evolution of Genius. Oxford: Clarendon, 1969. PR 4168 G36.

Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar. The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979. PR 115 G5.

Harris, Wendell V. British Short Fiction in the Nineteenth Century. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1979.

Higgins, Elizabeth J., and Long, Richard A. Reading the Novel: From Austen to E. M. Forster. New York: Vantage Press, 1982. PR 821 H54.

Hughes, Linda K., and Michael Lund. The Victorian Serial. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1991. PR 468 P37H84 1991.

Jackson, Arlene M. Illustration and the Novels of Thomas Hardy. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1981.

Kramer, Dale, ed. Critical Approaches to the Fiction of Thomas Hardy. Totowa, NJ: Barnes and Noble, 1979. PR 4754 C7.

Lettis, Richard, and W. E. Morris. Assessing Great Expectations. San Francisco: Chandler, 1960. PR 4560 L65.

McCullough, Bruce. Representative English Novelists: Defoe to Conrad. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946. PR 821 M12 1972.

Mitchell, Sally, ed. Victorian Britain: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1991. ISBN 0-815308035.

Orel, Harold. The Victorian Short Story: Developments and Triumph of a Literary Genre. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986. PR 829 07 1986.

Ray, Martin. Thomas Hardy: A Textual Study of the Short Stories. Brookfield, Vermont, and Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 1988. ISBN 1-85928-202-4.

Smith, Anne. The Novels of Thomas Hardy. London: Vision Press, 1979. PR4754 N68.

Stang, Richard. The Theory of the Novel in England 1850-1870. New York: Columbia University Press, 1959. PR 871 S78.

Steig, Michael. Dickens and "Phiz." Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1978. PR 4583S8.

Swinden, Patrick. Silas Marner: Memory and Salvation. New York: Twayne, 1992. PR 4670 S93 1992.

Thomas, Deborah A. Dickens and the Short Story. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982. PR 4591 T5 1982.

Tillotson, Kathleen. Novels of the Eighteen-Forties. Oxford: Clarendon, 1967. PR871 T57 ISBN O-198711093.

Tuckerman, Bayard. A History of English Prose Fiction from Malory to Eliot. London: S. Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1882. PR 821 T8.

Van Ghent, Dorothy. The English Novel: Form and Function. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1954. PR 821 V25.

Wagenknecht, Edward. Cavalcade of the English Novel. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1954. PR 821 W13 1954.

Watt, Ian (ed.). The Victorian Novel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971. PR 873 W34 1971.

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