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Charity & condescension : Victorian literature and the dilemmas of philanthropy, Daniel Siegel

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Charity & condescension : Victorian literature and the dilemmas of philanthropy
Title
Charity & condescension
Title remainder
Victorian literature and the dilemmas of philanthropy
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Siegel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Charity and Condescension explores how condescension, a traditional English virtue, went sour in the nineteenth century, and considers the ways in which the failure of condescension influenced Victorian efforts to reform philanthropy and to construct new narrative models of social conciliation. In the literary work of authors like Dickens, Eliot, and Tennyson, and in the writing of reformers like Octavia Hill and Samuel Barnett, condescension-once a sign of the power and value of charity-became an emblem of charity's limitations. Charity and Condescension argues that, despite its reputation
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MiAaPQ
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1972-
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Siegel, Daniel
Dewey number
820.9355
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR830.C475
LC item number
.S544 2012
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Series in Victorian Studies
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  • English fiction
  • Charity in literature
  • Social values in literature
  • Literature and society
Label
Charity & condescension : Victorian literature and the dilemmas of philanthropy, Daniel Siegel
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Publication
Copyright
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Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: charity and condescension -- Help wanting: the exhaustion of a Dickensian ideal -- Preacher's vigil, landlord's watch: charity by the clock in Adam Bede -- Why settle? Samuel Barnett, Octavia Hill, and the London slums -- Tennyson's Salvation army -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444078
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3240000000065493
  • (EBL)1773383
  • (OCoLC)805581858
  • (SSID)ssj0000676173
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11365320
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000676173
  • (PQKBWorkID)10683386
  • (PQKB)10760832
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1773383
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17786
  • (EXLCZ)993240000000065493
Label
Charity & condescension : Victorian literature and the dilemmas of philanthropy, Daniel Siegel
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: charity and condescension -- Help wanting: the exhaustion of a Dickensian ideal -- Preacher's vigil, landlord's watch: charity by the clock in Adam Bede -- Why settle? Samuel Barnett, Octavia Hill, and the London slums -- Tennyson's Salvation army -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444078
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3240000000065493
  • (EBL)1773383
  • (OCoLC)805581858
  • (SSID)ssj0000676173
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11365320
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000676173
  • (PQKBWorkID)10683386
  • (PQKB)10760832
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1773383
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17786
  • (EXLCZ)993240000000065493

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