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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 ...

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...

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