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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

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 ...

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...

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...

Levy, Amy

Naomi Hetherington

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Amy LevyIntroductionDespite her relatively short career, Amy Levy (1861–1889) has gained a singular importance as an Anglo-Jewish, feminist, queer and...

Life Writing

Valerie Sanders

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Life WritingIntroduction“Life writing” is a broad term encompassing many varieties of personal narrative, including autobiography, biography, memoir, ...

Literacy

Rosalind Crone

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

LiteracyIntroductionCritical to an understanding of Victorian literature is an awareness of the participants in literate culture. Hence the importance...

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 ...

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