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Victorian Fiction And the Cult of the Horse

by Gina M. Dorre

  • 353 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • Horses in literature,
  • Great Britain,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • English,
  • History and criticism,
  • African,
  • English fiction,
  • 19th century,
  • History,
  • Literature and society

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9692594M
    ISBN 100754655156
    ISBN 109780754655152

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Victorian Fiction and the Cult of the Horse and technological shifts. While representations of horses abound in Victorian fiction, Gina M. Dorré's study focuses on those novels by Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Braddon, Anna Sewell, and George Moore that engage with the most impassioned controversies concerning horses and horse-care, such as.

While representations of horses abound in Victorian fiction, Gina M. Dorré's study focuses on those novels by Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Braddon, Anna Sewell, and George Moore that engage with the most impassioned controversies concerning horses and horse-care, such as the introduction of the steam engine, popular new methods of horse-taming Cited by: 8.

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Dorré's study focuses on those novels by Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Braddon, Anna Sewell, and George Moore that engage with the most impassioned controversies concerning Cited by: 8. Get this from a library. Victorian fiction and the cult of the horse. [Gina M Dorré] -- "The horse was essential to the workings of Victorian society, and its representations, which are vast, ranging, and often contradictory, comprise a vibrant cult of the horse.

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