Mobility in the Victorian Novel

Placing the Nation

  • Charlotte Mathieson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Charlotte Mathieson
    Pages 1-18
  3. Charlotte Mathieson
    Pages 87-119
  4. Charlotte Mathieson
    Pages 153-168
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 169-217

About this book


Mobility in the Victorian Novel explores mobility in Victorian novels by authors including Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot and Mary Elizabeth Braddon. With focus on representations of bodies on the move, it reveals how journeys create the place of the nation within a changing global landscape.


Victorian literature novel Britain travel mobility nation empire gender railways walking Europe India Dickens Eliot Gaskell Bronte Braddon Charles Dickens English literature George Eliot Great Britain Victorian era

Authors and affiliations

  • Charlotte Mathieson
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Advanced StudyUniversity of WarwickUK

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