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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...

Maritime

Kelly Bushnell

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

MaritimeIntroductionFor an island on which no point is farther than seventy miles from the coast, it is not surprising that the sea carries such cultu...

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 ...

Martineau, Harriet

Ella Dzelzainis

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Harriet Martineau ...

Masculinity

Melissa Shields Jenkins

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

MasculinityIntroductionWhat is masculinity? And, how much of the topic’s vast expanse can be covered in one bibliography, even one limited to the Vict...

Material Culture

Deborah Wynne

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Material CultureIntroductionMaterial culture is a broad term covering all aspects of the material world, including clothing, household goods, tools, b...

Medicine

Andrew Scott Mangham

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Medicine Introduction The 19th century saw enormous demands on the field of medical inquiry. That period saw urban development and international ...

Melodrama

Juliet John

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Melodrama ...

Mill, John Stuart

Lucy Hartley

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

John Stuart Mill Introduction John Stuart Mill (b. 1806–d. 1873) was the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the 19th century. He...

Mobility

Wendy Parkins

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Mobility Introduction Arguably the defining characteristic of the 19th century, mobility seems omnipresent in Victorian literature as narrative...

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...

Morris, William

Anna Vaninskaya

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

William Morris Introduction William Morris, poet, romancer, translator, designer, businessman, printer, and socialist pioneer, was the ultimat...

Myth

Essaka Joshua

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

MythIntroductionMyth is a prominent part of the Victorian engagement with the past and the present, and myths were essential to the Victorians’ concep...

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...

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...

Newgate Novel, The

Lyn Pykett

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

The Newgate Novel Introduction Newgate novels take their name from the London prison, destroyed by fire in 1780, whose more illustrious or infa...

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...

Oliphant, Margaret

Elisabeth Jay

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Margaret OliphantIntroductionMargaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (b. 1828–d. 1897) was a prolific and influential Victorian author. She turned her profe...

Orientalism

Valerie Kennedy

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

OrientalismIntroductionOrientalism in Victorian literature can be seen as a development of 18th-century and Romantic depictions of figures such as the...

Ouida

Shari Hodges Holt

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

OuidaIntroduction“Ouida” (b. 1839–d. 1908) was the pen name of Marie Louise Ramé (altered to Marie Louise de la Ramée), one of the most prolific and p...

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