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Caird, Mona

Lisa Surridge

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Mona Caird Introduction The feminist novelist and essayist Mona Caird (b. 1854–d. 1932) was propelled to fame in the summer of 1888 when her W...

Carlyle, Thomas

David Sorensen, Brent E. Kinser

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Thomas Carlyle Introduction In the history of English literature, few figures have risen to such commanding heights and fallen to such neglect...

Catholicism and Anti-Catholicism

Carol Herringer

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Catholicism and Anti-Catholicism Introduction At the beginning of the 19th century, the Roman Catholic Church in Britain was small, quiescent,...

Chartism

Kirstie Blair

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Chartism Introduction Chartism was a national political movement, associated with working-class radicalism, with the avowed goal of forcing the Brit...

Children's Literature

Roderick McGillis

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Children’s Literature Introduction At the outset of the Victorian period, children’s literature continued the tradition of the moral story as ...

Christian Church, The

Matthew Bradley

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

The Christian Church Introduction The changes and challenges to religion are one of the defining features of the Victorian period and its liter...

City, The

Anne Humpherys

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

The City Introduction The 19th century saw the rise of the world’s first great metropolis, London, and the transformation of several northern B...

Class

Ruth Livesey

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Class Introduction The presence and force of class difference in Victorian literature and culture are both self-evident and surprisingly diffic...

Clough, Arthur Hugh

Samantha Matthews

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Arthur Hugh Clough Introduction The English poet Arthur Hugh Clough (b. 1819–d. 1861) is a representative figure of the mid-Victorian religious c...

Collins, Wilkie

Andrew Scott Mangham

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Wilkie Collins Introduction Wilkie Collins (b. 1824–d. 1889) was one of the most influential authors of the 19th century. He was credited with cr...

Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur

Tom Bragg

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Introduction Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (b. 1859–d. 1930) was a Scottish physician, writer, and spiritualist most famous for...

Conrad, Joseph

J.H. Stape

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Joseph Conrad Introduction Joseph Conrad was the pen name of Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (b. 1857–d. 1924), coat of arms Nałęcz, born to Pol...

Corelli, Marie

Kirsten MacLeod

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Marie Corelli Introduction In her lifetime, Marie Corelli (b. 1855–d. 1924) was one of the most famous and highly paid writers of the day, enj...

Crime and Punishment

Anne Schwan

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Crime and Punishment Introduction The study of Victorian crime and punishment is a rich area of research that has attracted the interest not o...

Culture, Visual

Sophia Andres, Kathlyn Cosper Dunagan

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Visual Culture Introduction Encompassing such diverse disciplines and fields as fine and applied arts, art, literature, science, photography, t...

Darwinism

Alexis Harley

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Darwinism Introduction In 1859 Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoure...

Decadence

Matthew Bradley

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Decadence Introduction Decadence is a literary category originally associated with a number of French writers in the mid-19th century, most notably ...

Dickens, Charles

Juliet John

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Charles Dickens Introduction Charles John Huffam Dickens was, and remains, the most well-known novelist of the 19th century. Born in Portsmout...

Disraeli, Benjamin

Nils Clausson

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Benjamin Disraeli Introduction Benjamin Disraeli (b. 1804–d. 1881) is unique among Victorian novelists in that, outside of specialists in Vict...

Domesticity

Monica F. Cohen

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Domesticity Introduction Domesticity refers to the lived experience of private life, the material dimensions of the home, and an ideology that...