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FitzGerald, Edward

Erik Gray

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2022-01-12

Edward FitzGeraldIntroductionEdward FitzGerald (b. 1809–d. 1883) was an English poet and translator, best remembered today for a single work, his Rubá...

Food and Drink

Andrea L. Broomfield

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

Food and DrinkIntroductionIn the past decades, food studies has coalesced into a distinct academic field that is by its very nature cross-disciplinary...

France

Nathalie Vanfasse

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

FranceIntroductionWhat kind of knowledge did the Victorians have about 19th-century France, and what were their representations of France during a per...

Gardens

Elizabeth Chang

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2022-07-26

GardensIntroductionResearch on the Victorian garden brings together scientific, economic, social, and cultural histories into a deeply interdisciplina...

Gaskell, Elizabeth

Ella Dzelzainis

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Elizabeth Gaskell Introduction In her own lifetime, Elizabeth Gaskell (b. 1810–d. 1865) was an eminent and sometimes controversial writer. Her ...

Gender

Pamela K. Gilbert

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Gender Introduction The Victorian period is one of the literary fields in which gender scholarship advanced earliest and most fully. The most sig...

Gosse, Edmund

Kathy Rees

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Edmund GosseIntroductionEdmund William Gosse (b. 1849–d. 1928) was the preeminent man of letters during the late Victorian and Edwardian periods. Alth...

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 ...

Hardy, Thomas

Matthew Bradley

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Thomas Hardy Introduction Thomas Hardy (b. 1840–d. 1928) was born in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, the son of a builder. After an education at his loc...

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...

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...

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...

Illustration

Brian Maidment

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2020-11-24

IllustrationIntroductionGrowing interest in book and publishing history and the mass digitization of Victorian periodicals and newspapers has given in...

Ireland

James H. Murphy, Marguérite Corporaal

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

IrelandIntroductionIrish Victorian literature is full of possibilities for research, and interest in it is growing continually. Long neglected, its ti...

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 ...

Lang, Andrew

Andrew Teverson

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

Andrew LangIntroductionAndrew Lang (b. 1844–d. 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, journalist, scholar and story anthologist active in the late Victo...

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