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Common scents [electronic resource] : comparative encounters in high-Victorian fiction / Janice Carlisle.

Author/Creator:
Carlisle, Janice.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (231 p.)
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Subjects:
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Odors in literature.
Melancholy in literature.
Smell in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Who smells? Surveying nearly 80 novels written in the 1860's to answer that impolite question, 'Common Scents' provides a reading of Victorian values, particularly as they assess the relative merits of men and women, spirit and matter.
Contents:
Smelling others
Melancholic men
Women of substance
Treating the melancholic of Our mutual friend.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-209) and index.
ISBN:
0-19-803696-5
1-60256-993-2
9780195185811
1-280-53385-4
9786610533855
OCLC:
57361664