Victorian Literature - I - Oxford Bibliographies

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Ireland

James H. Murphy

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Ireland Introduction Irish Victorian literature is full of possibilities for research, and interest in it is growing continually. Long neglect...

James, Henry

Deborah Wynne

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Henry James Introduction Henry James (b. 1843–d. 1916), a prolific writer of fiction, travel writing, essays, book reviews, and plays, was ...

Journalism

Matthew Rubery

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Journalism Introduction The quantity of affordable print increased dramatically during the 19th century to satisfy the demands of the first mass ...

Keble, John

Kirstie Blair

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

John Keble Introduction John Keble (b. 1792–d. 1866) is remembered as one of the founding figures of the Oxford Movement (or Tractarianism). J. H...

Kingsley, Charles

Jonathan Conlin

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Charles Kingsley Introduction Novelist, Christian Socialist, and Church of England priest, Charles Kingsley’s prolific literary output, sanita...

Kipling, Rudyard

John Lee

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Rudyard Kipling ...

Lear, Edward

Peter Swaab

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Edward Lear Introduction The long career of Edward Lear (b. 1812–d. 1888) included diversely creative achievements as a nonsense poet, ornitho...

Lee, Vernon

Stefano Evangelista

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Vernon Lee Introduction Vernon Lee (b. 1856–d. 1935) is the pen name of the prolific author and critic Violet Paget. Lee was a cosmopolitan intel...

Machines

Tamara Ketabgian

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Machines Introduction Essayist Thomas Carlyle famously described the Victorian period as the Age of Machinery. This phrase captures the growing p...

Marryat, Florence

Greta Depledge

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Florence Marryat Introduction Florence Marryat (b. 1833–d. 1899) was born in Brighton on 9 July 1833. Some accounts of Marryat’s life put her ...

Martineau, Harriet

Ella Dzelzainis

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Harriet Martineau ...

Material

Deborah Wynne

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Material Culture Introduction Material culture is a broad term covering all aspects of the material world, including clothing, household goods, too...

Medicine

Andrew Scott Mangham

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Medicine Introduction The 19th century saw enormous demands on the field of medical inquiry. That period saw urban development and international ...

Melodrama

Juliet John

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Melodrama ...

Mill, John Stuart

Lucy Hartley

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

John Stuart Mill Introduction John Stuart Mill (b. 1806–d. 1873) was the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the 19th century. He...

Mobility

Wendy Parkins

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Mobility Introduction Arguably the defining characteristic of the 19th century, mobility seems omnipresent in Victorian literature as narrative...

Monologue, Dramatic

Cornelia Pearsall

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Dramatic Monologue Introduction Although the dramatic monologue stands as a definitive Victorian poetic form, defining the genre is a vexed is...

Morris, William

Anna Vaninskaya

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

William Morris Introduction William Morris, poet, romancer, translator, designer, businessman, printer, and socialist pioneer, was the ultimat...

Neo-Victorianism

Jessica Cox

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Neo-Victorianism Introduction Neo-Victorianism can be divided into two distinct categories: creative works that in some way engage with Victoria...

New Woman, The

Clare Mendes

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

The New Woman Introduction Since the 1970s, interest in the New Woman has flourished threefold, with numerous attempts to capture her complex nat...