Phineas Finn ~ Concluding Talk
Professor Helen Small, Merton Professor of English Language and Literature, concludes our BIG READ and holds a Q&A on the novel.
Professor Helen Small regularly writes essays about Victorian fiction, poetry, and public moralism, and has edited several well-known and less well-known nineteenth-century literary works, including Vanity Fair, Wuthering Heights, The Lifted Veil and Brother Jacob, The Eustace Diamonds, The Last Chronicle of Barset, and (with Stephen Wall) Little Dorrit. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Victorian Culture and the advisory board of History of Humanities.
Illustration: T.LB. Huskinson illustration for chapter 33 Phineas Finn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1949)
Phineas Finn resources
Published by London, Virtue and Co., 1869. 2 vols. Originally published in Saint Paul’s Magazine, October 1867 – May 1869.
- Visit our Books and Characters database for character and plot information. Contains plot spoilers.
- Original illustrations by Sir John Everett Millais.
- Download free etext of Phineas Finn from Project Gutenberg
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