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Wells, H. G.

Martin Willis

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

H. G. Wells Introduction H. G. Wells (b. 1866–d. 1946) was one of the most important and productive writers of the last century. His work is pa...

Wilde, Oscar

Anne Varty

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Oscar WildeIntroductionOscar Wilde spoke with a unique voice throughout his short professional life, during which he became the foremost wit of the er...

Wood, Ellen (Mrs. Henry Wood)

Andrew Scott Mangham

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Ellen Wood (Mrs. Henry Wood) Introduction Ellen (Mrs. Henry) Wood (b. 1814–d. 1887) was one of the best-selling British novelists of the 19th cen...

Work, The Gospel of

Patrick Fessenbecker

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

The Gospel of WorkIntroductionIn 1843, Thomas Carlyle proclaimed a new “Gospel” for modern England: “Work, and therein have wellbeing.” Inspired by Ca...

Yonge, Charlotte

Susan Walton

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Charlotte YongeIntroductionEven in an age of prolific writers, Charlotte M. Yonge (b. 1823–d. 1901) is notable for the range, quantity, and quality of...

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