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City, The

Anne Humpherys

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

The CityIntroductionThe 19th century saw the rise of the world’s first great metropolis, London, and the transformation of several northern British sm...

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...

Contagion

Kari Nixon

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

ContagionIntroductionThe study of contagion in Victorian literature may seem like a niche area of study, but understanding this focused topic depends ...

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, Samuel Saunders

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Crime and PunishmentIntroductionThe study of Victorian crime and punishment is a rich area of research that has attracted the interest not only of lit...

Culture, Visual

Sophia Andres

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Visual CultureIntroductionEncompassing such diverse disciplines and fields as fine and applied arts, art, literature, science, photography, theater, a...

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...

Death

Claire Wood

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

DeathIntroductionDeath was a familiar part of life in the Victorian age. Infant mortality remained high throughout the 19th century and it was only in...

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

Domesticity

Monica F. Cohen

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

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

Dowson, Ernest

Kirsten MacLeod

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Ernest Dowson ...

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...

Ecology in Victorian Literature

Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Ecology in Victorian LiteratureIntroductionEcology, as a topic in studies of Victorian literature, is both longstanding and new. As recently as 2015, ...

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...

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