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Victorianism and literature

by Ileana Galea

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Published by Dacia in Cluj-Napoca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • England -- Civilization -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesVictorianism & literature
      StatementIleana Galea.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR461. G35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL423814M
      ISBN 109733505862
      LC Control Number98129191

        The Victorian Period revolves around the political career of Queen was crowned in and died in (which put a definite end to her political career). A great deal of change took place during this period--brought about because of the Industrial Revolution; so it's not surprising that the literature of the period is often concerned with social : Esther Lombardi.   Victorian literature, on the other hand, takes literature as a deliberate craft. Making use of careful structure, Browning's "My Last Duchess," for instance, is a poem that uses irony to play with the reader's expectations. Similarly, Victorian novels are known for their long and complicated plots. Use of .

      English literature - English literature - The post-Romantic and Victorian eras: Self-consciousness was the quality that John Stuart Mill identified, in , as “the daemon of the men of genius of our time.” Introspection was inevitable in the literature of an immediately Post-Romantic period, and the age itself was as prone to self-analysis as were its individual authors. Victorian literature was written in England during the "Victorian era" which was from Victorian literature mostly focused on the strict social, political, and sexual conservatism of the.

        Literature that emerged in England during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) was diverse in many ways, and defined to a large extent by the historical era rather than any other. The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders. History books often focus on big political or economic events, wars and leaders. But there's much to learn from studying the way people lived, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as .


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Victorianism and Literature book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. This guide to Victorian Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context fromincluding: the historical, cultural and intellectual background including politics and economics, popular culture, philosophy - major writers and genres including the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, Trollope, Thackeray, Conan Doyle, Ibsen, Shaw, Hopkins, Rossetti and /5(9).

Victorian Literature Introduction. It was the best of times for the serialized novel; it was the worst of times for satire. Yep, that's the Victorian era for you. Named for a spiffy royal lady (you guessed it: Queen Victoria), this period lasted sixty-four years—not too long in the grand scheme of things, but that didn't stop writers from taking their sweet ol' time.

Victorian Literature and the Anorexic Body convincingly shows that the paradigms of anorexia are at work in almost every Victorian text [T]his book provides a readable and straightforward account and a helpful summary of the literature on anorexia and Victorianism."Cited by: Victorianism, then, might be understood by examining the way in which Victorian culture simultaneously welcomed and resisted change and by the way that Victorians celebrated and feared that change.

John Stuart Mill, in “The Spirit of the Age” (), wrote, “The first of the leading peculiarities of the present age is, that it is an age of transition. Evolution of the Realistic Victorian Novel. Queen Victoria’s reign lasted until and the literature that was being produced closer to the turn of the century shared few characteristics with the earlier works of the Victorian Era.

The Victorian Book Industry: Political, Economic, and Technological Factors in the Rise of a Mass Audience James Catnach, "low-class jobbing printer," and Sensational Broadsheets "Border Crossings": A Review of Claudia Nelson's Precocious Children & Childish Adults: Age Inversion in Victorian Literature.

Victorian Literature. Defining Victorian literature in any satisfactory and comprehensive manner has proven troublesome for critics ever since the nineteenth century came to a close.

The movement roughly comprises the years from tothough there is ample. Recommended edition: Tess of the d’Urbervilles (Oxford World’s Classics). Charles Dickens, Bleak House ().

Of all of Dickens’s finest novels, this is not the most popular in terms of sales (it is outsold, by many millions of copies, by A Tale of Two Cities).

Yet it is often chosen as the ‘best’ Dickens novel. English literature - English literature - Late Victorian literature: “The modern spirit,” Matthew Arnold observed in“is now awake.” In Charles Darwin had published On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.

Historians, philosophers, and scientists were all beginning to apply the idea of evolution to new areas of study of the human experience. The Victorian Age made one or two mistakes, but they were mistakes that were really useful; that is, mistakes that were really mistaken. They thought that commerce outside a country must extend peace: it has certainly often extended war.

Writing and Victorianism asks the fundamental question 'what is Victorianism?' and offers a number of answers taken from methods and approaches which have been developed over the last ten years. This collection of essays, written by both new and established scholars from Britain and the U.S.A, develops many of the themes of nineteenth-century studies which have lately come to the Cited by: This book examines the relationship between the British Empire and Victorian literature.

It explains how Victorian literature both gave expression to pro-imperialist themes, and engaged with forms of opposition to the empire like abolitionism and early Indian nationalism. Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (RaVoN) is an International Refereed Electronic Journal devoted to British Nineteenth-Century Literature.

The journal, which began publication as Romanticism on the Net in Februaryis published four times a year. It expanded its scope in August to include Victorian : Brett Beasley.

Victorian Fiction, Science, and Gender Michael Tondre. The Physics of Possibility traces the sensational birth of mathematical physics in Victorian literature, science, and statistics.

As scientists took up new breakthroughs in quantification, they showed how all sorts of phenomena—the condition of stars, atoms, molecules, and nerves—could.

During the Victorian Era, the main focus of writing was the idea of relating people to nature. A perfect example of this is in the book “Pride and Prejudice” When Elizabeth talks about Pemberly as a beautiful setting perfect to live in.

That was one of the main points of Victorian literature, relating it to nature. General Overviews. The selection of general works about Victorian children’s literature contains surveys such as GreenAngAveryHuntand Muir AngAveryand Hunt offer critical readings of selected children’s books by the major writers, whereas Green and Muir are more appreciative and impressionistic.

English literature, literature written in English since c by the inhabitants of the British Isles; it was during the 15th cent. that the English language acquired much of its modern form. For the literature of previous linguistic periods, see the articles on Anglo-Saxon literature and Middle English literature (see also Anglo-Norman.

Victorian literature is riddled with nostalgia: from historical novels about Robin Hood (Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe), to epic poems about the golden days of Camelot (Alfred, Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King). But it wasn't just literature that was nostalgic; it was also art and politics.

Over the six decades of Queen Victoria's reign, s works of prose fiction were published in Great Britain alone. What made the Victorian. The Victorian era was a time in British history that spanned from tothe period during which Queen Victoria ruled the British Empire.

Boasting such canonical authors as Charles Dickens, the Brontes and Rudyard Kipling, Victorian literature features an array of literary elements that were cultivated through.From Romantic poetry to Gothic horror, from depictions of poverty and industrialisation to portrayals of the middle classes, and from crime fiction to fin de siècle decadence: the literary works of the Romantic and Victorian periods offer a wealth of topics to explore.This book provides a comprehensive reflection of the processes of canonization, (un)pleasurable consumption and the emerging predominance of topics and theoretical concerns in neo-Victorianism.

The repetitions and reiterations of the Victorian in contemporary culture document an unbroken fascination with the histories, technologies and.