Historical novel - 19thC reviews - Kingstone and Taylor dataset for upload.xlsb.xlsx (2.88 MB)Download file
Historical novel - 19thC reviews - Kingstone and Taylor dataset for upload.xlsb.xlsx
datasetposted on 2023-04-13, 15:58 authored by HELEN KINGSTONEHELEN KINGSTONE
An Excel spreadsheet listing all of the reviews of historical fiction in nineteenth-century periodicals (to be found in the ProQuest British Periodicals database, Collections I and II), and coding it in various ways, to ascertain the criteria by which reviewers evaluated historical fiction, and to enable identification of trends across the century.
Sheet 1 ('Drop-down menus') lists our codifications of what we identified as the 8 positive and 8 negative criteria on which reviewers evaluated historical fiction.
Sheets 4-13 (1800-1810 to 1890-1899) show all the reviews from that decade.