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Author Jay, Elisabeth,
Title British writers and Paris : 1830-1875 / Elisabeth Jay.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.

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Author Jay, Elisabeth,
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Authors, English -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Paris.
English literature -- French influences.
Journalism -- France -- Paris -- 19th century.
Paris (France) -- In literature.
Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 325 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-313) and index.
Contents Finding one's bearings in mid-nineteenth century Paris -- Regime change on the streets of Paris -- British eyewitness accounts of regime change -- Regime change as viewed from English shores -- Topographical -- Sensational Paris -- Socializing in Paris -- The salons -- Anglophone journalism in Paris -- Who were 'the Paris correspondents'? -- The working life of the Paris correspondents -- Thackeray's debt to the print world of Paris -- The fictional formatting of Paris -- The democratization of British fiction -- Fictional subgenres -- Stereotypes and prejudice.
Summary This work tells the story of the way in which the turbulent, hedonistic world of mid-19th-century Paris touched the careers and work of a host of Victorian writers, major and minor.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191817311 (electronic bk.)
0191817317 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 958778126
Additional Format Print version: Jay, Elisabeth. British writers and Paris. First edition. New York : Oxford University Press, 2016 0199655243 (OCoLC)920735296

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