The Language of Gender and Class: Transformation in the Victorian Novel

Synopsis

The Language of Gender and Class challenges widely-held assumptions about the study of the Victorian novel. The novels which Ingham studies are: * Shirley by Charlotter Bronte * North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell * Felix Holt by George Eliot * Hard Times by Charles Dickens * The Unclassed by George Gissing * Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy