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Robert Surtees and early Victorian society

by Norman Gash

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805-1864 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Social history in literature.,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [390]-[394]) and index.

      StatementNorman Gash.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5499.S4 Z68 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination407 p. ;
      Number of Pages407
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1405720M
      ISBN 100198204299
      LC Control Number93013963

        "Surtees, Robert Smith," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons () Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. Surtees’ novels, and the Jorrocks books in particular, have long been regarded as the essence of fox-hunting literature, but in their day they were not lacking in critical edge. Virginia Blain has remarked how ironic it is that it should have been Surtees, the ‘demythologizer’, who transmitted the myth of foxhunting as a ‘ “glorious Author: Donna Landry.

      Robert Surtees and Early Victorian Society by Norman Gash. Oxford, pp., £40, September , The first kind of discussion is, to my mind, the more rewarding feature of Gash’s book. There are two or three marvellous surveys here of topics in Victorian social history where Gash has brought together the fruits of omnivorous reading in. Description: The American Historical Review (AHR) is the official publication of the American Historical Association (AHA).The AHA was founded in and chartered by Congress in to serve the interests of the entire discipline of history. Aligning with the AHA’s mission, the AHR has been the journal of record for the historical profession in the United States since —the only.

      In this week-end commemorating the th Anniversary of Robert Smith Surtees’s death. I want to address both the man and his books. His characters are memorable, his style is robust, his depictions of early Victorian society are vivid and entertaining and there is . Here is another of Surtees's comic novels this one sure to delight with its captivating portrait of Victorian absurdity. Renowned for his entertaining insight into the foibles of English hunting society, Surtees's novels continue to delight readers today/5.


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Kunitz British authors of the nineteenth century New York: Level 9 Main Lib English E BRI; Aubrey Noakes Horses, hounds and humans: being the dramatized story of R.S.

Surtees London: Oldbourne, [] Level 9 Main Lib English. The Surtees Society is a text publication society and registered charity (No. ) based in Durham in northern society was established on 27 May by James Raine, following the death (on 11 February) of the renowned County Durham antiquarian Robert Surtees.

Raine and other former friends of Surtees created the society to honour his memory and carry on his legacy, with the Headquarters: Durham, England. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Robert Smith Surtees study guide and get instant access to the following.

Biography; You'll also get access to more than. The discussion of farming in Hillingdon Hall and Ask Mamma reflected Surtees's own experience.

According to Norman Gash, author of a study of "Robert Surtees and Early Victorian Society," Surtees took his place "among the more active and sensible landlords of his day.". There was a book on Lord Liverpool, and in he published a work on Surtees, Robert Surtees and Early Victorian Society.

Association with the. Virginia Surtees, who has died agedwas an art historian whose two-volume catalogue of the complete works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, published ininitiated the.

The Surtees Society was founded in by the friends of Robert Surtees, the historian of Durham, as a memorial to his life and work. Its aims were set out as follows: the publication of unedited manuscripts, illustrative of the intellectual, the moral, the religious and the social condition of those parts of England and Scotland, included on the East between the Humber and the Firth of Forth.

This Robert Surtees of Mainsforth Hall () was the elder cousin of Robert Smith Surtees of Hamsterley: and Surtees of Mainsforth Hall was the antiquarian, and author of The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham, published between and   The slightly frolicksome streak in his scholarship, which had always existed, surprised everyone by taking the substantial form of Robert Surtees and Early Victorian Society in (shelved 1 time as victorian-society) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving.

Jorrocks (qv) is a case in point. Whilst Ask Mamma involves a certain ammount of equestrianism, it is much more a satirical look at Victorian society, their manners, mores and class rigidity.

The son of the family, the central character of the book, hazs many hurdles to overcome in pusuit of a happy ending.4/5. also Hoppen’s Mid-Victorian Generation [loc. cit.] Not a textbook, but the best book for conveying the sound and smell of Victorian England, is 's Robert Surtees and Early Victorian Society.

You can (if you must) skip the bits on Surtees. Return to the Victorian Britain contents page. Kit Wedd is a former education officer and deputy director of the Victorian Society.

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'Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour' would be a better novel if it were shorter, but it still offers useful insights into early Victorian society.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Peter J Taylor. out of 5 stars It is free but it is a lot shorter than 4/5(20).The Victorian.

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