Cultivating Victorians

Cultivating Victorians
Liberal Culture and the Aesthetic

David Wayne Thomas

2003 | 248 pages | Cloth $59.95
Literature | Cultural Studies
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface

PART I. VICTORIAN LIBERAL CULTURE
Chapter 1. Cultivating Victorians
Chapter 2. Reflections of Agency in Ruskin's Venice
Chapter 3. The Work of Imposture: The Victorian Public and the Tichborne Case

PART II. AESTHETIC AGENCY
Chapter 4. Replicating Agency: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Victorian Manchester
Chapter 5. Against Originality: Oscar Wilde's Aesthetic Agency

Notes
Index
Acknowledgments