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The Resource The life and works of the Lancashire novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, 1850-1882, Stephen James Carver

The life and works of the Lancashire novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, 1850-1882, Stephen James Carver

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The life and works of the Lancashire novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, 1850-1882
Title
The life and works of the Lancashire novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, 1850-1882
Statement of responsibility
Stephen James Carver
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carver, Stephen James
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Studies in British literature
Series volume
75
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Novelists, English
  • Lancashire (England)
  • Ainsworth, William Harrison
  • Ainsworth, William Harrison
Label
The life and works of the Lancashire novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, 1850-1882, Stephen James Carver
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chronology
  • Preface
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Ch. 1.
  • Blood and Thunder: A Gothic Apprenticeship.
  • p. 47
  • I.
  • Essential juvenilia, 1821-1823.
  • p. 47
  • II.
  • best of the rest: December Tales, 1823.
  • p. 73
  • III.
  • first novel: Sir John Chiverton, 1826.
  • p. 95
  • Ch. 2.
  • Fame and Infamy: Rookwood, A Romance, 1834.
  • p. 121
  • I.
  • Life in London : business, family and Fraser's, 1826-1834.
  • p. 121
  • II.
  • design of Romance: Rookwood, Scott and the gothic.
  • p. 131
  • III.
  • Phantom Steed: the outlaw narrative of Rookwood.
  • p. 151
  • Ch. 3.
  • Writing the Underworld: Jack Sheppard, A Romance, 1839.
  • p. 171
  • I.
  • 'A sort of Hogarthian novel'.
  • p. 171
  • II.
  • Vagabondiana: Jack Sheppard and social exploration.
  • p. 195
  • III.
  • storm: the Newgate controversy.
  • p. 219
  • Ch. 4.
  • Historical Novelist: Prophecy, Passivity and Tragedy.
  • p. 231
  • I.
  • Twin-born romances: Guy Fawkes and The Tower of London, 1840.
  • p. 231
  • II.
  • Hell on earth: Old St. Paul's; A Tale of the Plague and the Fire, 1841.
  • p. 270
  • III.
  • devil and his works: Windsor Castle, 1843 and Auriol, 1844.
  • p. 285
  • Ch. 5.
  • Lancashire Novelist.
  • p. 305
  • I.
  • dream of flying: The Lancashire Witches. A Romance of Pendle Forest, 1848.
  • p. 305
  • II.
  • Lancashire novels.
  • p. 344
  • Ch. 6.
  • Greatest Axe-and-Neck Romancer of Our Time.
  • p. 371
  • I.
  • Growing old gracefully: 1850-1881.
  • p. 371
  • II.
  • Man of La Manchester.
  • p. 388
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 405
  • App. A.
  • On the authorship of Sir John Chiverton. A debate from beyond the grave.
  • p. 413
  • App. B.
  • original conclusion of Catherine, A Story by Thackeray.
  • p. 421
  • App. C.
  • 'Old Grindrod's Ghost's: A Ballad.
  • p. 423
  • Works of William Harrison Ainsworth.
  • p. 427
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 435
  • Index.
  • p. 447
Control code
l82003056248
Extent
xxi, 468 p.
Isbn
9780773466333
Lccn
2003056248
Label
The life and works of the Lancashire novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, 1850-1882, Stephen James Carver
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chronology
  • Preface
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Ch. 1.
  • Blood and Thunder: A Gothic Apprenticeship.
  • p. 47
  • I.
  • Essential juvenilia, 1821-1823.
  • p. 47
  • II.
  • best of the rest: December Tales, 1823.
  • p. 73
  • III.
  • first novel: Sir John Chiverton, 1826.
  • p. 95
  • Ch. 2.
  • Fame and Infamy: Rookwood, A Romance, 1834.
  • p. 121
  • I.
  • Life in London : business, family and Fraser's, 1826-1834.
  • p. 121
  • II.
  • design of Romance: Rookwood, Scott and the gothic.
  • p. 131
  • III.
  • Phantom Steed: the outlaw narrative of Rookwood.
  • p. 151
  • Ch. 3.
  • Writing the Underworld: Jack Sheppard, A Romance, 1839.
  • p. 171
  • I.
  • 'A sort of Hogarthian novel'.
  • p. 171
  • II.
  • Vagabondiana: Jack Sheppard and social exploration.
  • p. 195
  • III.
  • storm: the Newgate controversy.
  • p. 219
  • Ch. 4.
  • Historical Novelist: Prophecy, Passivity and Tragedy.
  • p. 231
  • I.
  • Twin-born romances: Guy Fawkes and The Tower of London, 1840.
  • p. 231
  • II.
  • Hell on earth: Old St. Paul's; A Tale of the Plague and the Fire, 1841.
  • p. 270
  • III.
  • devil and his works: Windsor Castle, 1843 and Auriol, 1844.
  • p. 285
  • Ch. 5.
  • Lancashire Novelist.
  • p. 305
  • I.
  • dream of flying: The Lancashire Witches. A Romance of Pendle Forest, 1848.
  • p. 305
  • II.
  • Lancashire novels.
  • p. 344
  • Ch. 6.
  • Greatest Axe-and-Neck Romancer of Our Time.
  • p. 371
  • I.
  • Growing old gracefully: 1850-1881.
  • p. 371
  • II.
  • Man of La Manchester.
  • p. 388
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 405
  • App. A.
  • On the authorship of Sir John Chiverton. A debate from beyond the grave.
  • p. 413
  • App. B.
  • original conclusion of Catherine, A Story by Thackeray.
  • p. 421
  • App. C.
  • 'Old Grindrod's Ghost's: A Ballad.
  • p. 423
  • Works of William Harrison Ainsworth.
  • p. 427
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 435
  • Index.
  • p. 447
Control code
l82003056248
Extent
xxi, 468 p.
Isbn
9780773466333
Lccn
2003056248

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