la nascita e le caratteristiche del romanzo di epoca vittoriana; i suoi principali autori: Charles Dickens e Robert Louis Stevenson; analisi del loro modo di scrivere e delle maggiori opere: da Oliver Twist a Lo strano caso del Dottor Jekyll e Mr. Hyde (7 pagine formato pdf)
During the Victorian Age there was for the first time a communion of interests and opinions between writers and readers. A reason for this fact was the growing (crescita) of the middle class, which was a great consumer of literature and read periodicals, in fact moreover Victorian writers
belonged (appartenevano) to the middle class. The Victorians showed a great interest in the prose and the greatest literary genre was the novel.
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Often the novels were published in episodes on periodicals, and in this way the author has to maintain a certain interest in the publish to involve to
buy the periodical; then often the public commented the various episodes so the author could alter the story according to the public's opinion (for example Dickens).
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