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Browning, Robert

Anna Barton

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Robert Browning Introduction Robert Browning was born in Camberwell in 1812, the first child of Sarah Anna Browning (née Wiedemann) and Robert Brown...

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...

Kipling, Rudyard

John Lee

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Rudyard Kipling ...

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...

Brontë, Charlotte

Sharon Aronofsky Weltman, Doris Raab

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Charlotte Brontë Introduction Charlotte Brontë (b. 1816–d. 1854) was the eldest of the three Brontë sisters (Charlotte, Emily, and Anne) whose bo...

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...

Newman, John Henry

Diana Powell

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

John Henry Newman Introduction John Henry (Cardinal) Newman (b. 1801–d. 1890) was an extremely influential and controversial Victorian author, re...

Pater, Walter Horatio

Anne Varty

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Walter Horatio Pater Introduction Walter Pater, classicist and Oxford don, radical aesthetic philosopher, and consummate prose stylist, was im...

Sonnet

Josie Billington

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Sonnet Introduction The sonnet was one of the most popular and significant poetic forms of the Victorian period. Most closely associated with ...

Serialization

Susan Bernstein, Julia Chavez

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Serialization ...

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...

Verse, Devotional

Victoria N. Morgan

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Devotional Verse Introduction Perhaps what best defines the Victorian period are the various fluctuations and developments within religious cu...

Education

Jenny Holt

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Education Introduction In many ways the history of education goes hand in hand with the history of literacy and the history of reading. For thi...

Oxford Movement, The

Elisabeth Jay

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

The Oxford Movement Introduction An 1833 bill to suppress a number of Irish bishoprics seemed to threaten the disestablishment of the Church of E...

Haggard, H. Rider

Roger Luckhurst

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

H. Rider Haggard Introduction Henry Rider Haggard (b. 1856–d. 1925) assisted in the annexation of the Transvaal in South Africa as a young man ...

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...

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 ...

Stevenson, Robert Louis

Glenda Norquay

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Robert Louis Stevenson Introduction Robert Louis Stevenson (b. 1850–d. 1894) was born in Scotland and died in Samoa at the end of a life of tr...

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...

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...

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