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Hopkins, Gerard Manley

Alice Jenkins

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Gerard Manley Hopkins Introduction Gerard Manley Hopkins (b. 1844–d. 1889), or Gerard M. Hopkins, as he usually signed himself, was born in Strat...

Trollope, Anthony

Melissa Raines

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Anthony Trollope IntroductionAnthony Trollope (b. 24 April 1815–d. 6 December 1882) was a successful Victorian novelist and one of the most prolific...

Trollope, Frances

Elsie B. Michie

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Frances Trollope Introduction Readers typically know Frances Milton Trollope (b. 1779–d. 1863) for her best-selling first book, the scathingly ...

Actresses

Gail Marshall

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Actresses Introduction Studies of the Victorian actress have persisted since the times of the actresses themselves, when they were regarded with ...

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 ...

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...

Satire

Muireann O’Cinneide

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Satire Introduction Victorian literature is not generally notable for satire as a distinct form, but it was an important aspect of the writing...

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...

Affect

Tamara Ketabgian

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Affect Introduction The Victorian period is renowned for its culture of shared powerful feeling: its mawkish sentimentality, its anxieties of gen...

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...

Melodrama

Juliet John

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Melodrama ...

Tonna, Charlotte Elizabeth

Ella Dzelzainis

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna Introduction Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna (b. 1790–d. 1846) was an indefatigable journalist and editor; political and religio...

Wood, Ellen (Mrs. Henry Wood)

Andrew Scott Mangham

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Ellen Wood (Mrs. Henry Wood) Introduction Ellen (Mrs. Henry) Wood (b. 1814–d. 1887) was one of the best-selling British novelists of the 19th cen...

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...

Atheism and Secularization

David Nash

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Atheism and Secularization ...

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...

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...

Braddon, Mary Elizabeth

Pamela K. Gilbert

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Mary Elizabeth Braddon Introduction Mary Elizabeth Braddon (b. 1835–d. 1915) was a Victorian popular novelist best known for her sensation fictio...

Reade, Charles

Beth Palmer

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Charles Reade Introduction Charles Reade (b. 1814–d. 1884) entered into the Victorian cultural scene through theatrical adaptations, original d...

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 ...

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