Postal Plots in British Fiction, 1840-1898: Readdressing Correspondence in Victorian Culture

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By 1840, the epistolary novel was dead. Letters in Victorian fiction, however, were unmistakably alive. Postal Plots explores how Victorian postal reforms unleashed a new and sometimes unruly population into the Victorian literary marketplace where they threatened the definition and development of the Victorian literary professional.

Postal Plots in British Fiction, 1840-1898: Readdressing Correspondence in Victorian Culture 2013, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9781137323798

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