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Prelims Paper 3 - Literature in English 1830-1910: eBooks

Find eBooks on SOLO

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Useful eBooks

Below is a sample of some eBooks covering the 1830-1910 period that may be useful, many more can be found by searching SOLO


Many of the Cambridge Companions and Blackwell Reference books are available online and it is possible to search across multiple books within each collection.


The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Culture

The Cambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction

The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women's Writing

A Companion to American fiction, 1865-1914