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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...

Homosexuality

Ben Winyard

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Homosexuality Introduction The 19th century crucially witnessed the genesis of homosexual identities, subcultures, and politics in forms that h...

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

Sophia Andres

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Introduction Dante Gabriel Rossetti—major founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, leader of the Aesthetic movement, ...

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...

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...

Fiction, Detective

Anne Humpherys

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Detective Fiction Introduction The standard history of Victorian detective fiction (in which a detective works to solve a specific crime or myste...

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...

Science

Alice Jenkins

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Science Introduction The study of literature and science does more than trace the “literature in science” and the “science in literature.” It pro...

Orientalism

Valerie Kennedy

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Orientalism ...

Symonds, John Addington

Howard J. Booth

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

John Addington Symonds Introduction John Addington Symonds (b. 1840–d. 1893) is now best known as the earliest significant writer on homosexua...

Du Maurier, George

Verity Jane Hunt

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

George Du Maurier Introduction George Du Maurier (b. 1834–d. 1896), the celebrated Victorian cartoonist and novelist, is the author of Trilby (18...

Rossetti, Christina

Sharon Aronofsky Weltman

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Christina Rossetti Introduction Christina Georgina Rossetti (b. 1830–d. 1894) was a major Victorian poet, arguably the best of the Pre-Raphaelite...

Sentimentality

Kirstie Blair, Eliza O'Brien

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Sentimentality Introduction The nature and status of sentimentality is widely contested, though most critics would agree that the adjective “sent...

Dowson, Ernest

Kirsten MacLeod

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Ernest Dowson ...

Historical Novel, The

Isobel Hurst

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

The Historical Novel Introduction No student of the Victorian historical novel can fail to observe the divergence between the genre’s critical...

Eliot, George

Gail Marshall

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

George Eliot Introduction George Eliot was born Mary Ann Evans in Warwickshire in 1819. Before she died in 1880, she had become one of the most n...

Fin de Siècle

Ruth Livesey

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Fin de Siècle Introduction In its simplest definition, “fin de siècle” refers to the end of a century, yet at the end of the 19th century in Br...

Sincerity

Anna Barton

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Sincerity Introduction Sincerity is a term that is associated both with Victorian formulations of cultural and moral value and with 20th- and 21st-c...

Silver Fork Novel (Fashionable Novel)

Tamara Wagner

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Silver Fork Novel (Fashionable Novel) Introduction The silver fork novel, or novel of fashionable highlife, was a popular subgenre of 19th-cen...