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Tennyson, Alfred

Samantha Matthews

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Alfred Tennyson Introduction Alfred, Lord Tennyson (b. 1809–d. 1892) was born in Lincolnshire, the fourth child of a well-educated but volatile c...

Thackeray, William Makepeace

Melissa Raines

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

William Makepeace Thackery Introduction William Makepeace Thackeray (b. 18 July 1811–d. 23 December 1863) was born in Calcutta, India, the only...

The Body

Peter J. Capuano

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

The BodyIntroductionThe 19th century is extremely important for the study of embodiment because it is the period in which the modern body, as we curre...

Tonna, Charlotte Elizabeth

Ella Dzelzainis

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna Introduction Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna (b. 1790–d. 1846) was an indefatigable journalist and editor; political and religio...

Travel Writing

Muireann O’Cinneide

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Travel Writing Introduction Fueled by transport improvements and expanding British global influence, Victorian travel writing emerged in the p...

Trollope, Anthony

Melissa Raines

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Anthony TrollopeIntroductionAnthony Trollope (b. 24 April 1815–d. 6 December 1882) was a successful Victorian novelist and one of the most prolific wr...

Trollope, Frances

Elsie B. Michie

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Frances Trollope Introduction Readers typically know Frances Milton Trollope (b. 1779–d. 1863) for her best-selling first book, the scathingly ...

Unitarianism

Ruth Watts

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Unitarianism Introduction Very much a minority religion and often despised by other Christian groups, Unitarianism nevertheless was a potent f...

Verse, Devotional

Victoria N. Morgan

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Devotional VerseIntroductionPerhaps what best defines the Victorian period are the various fluctuations and developments within religious culture that...

Ward, Mary

Diana Powell

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Mary Ward Introduction Mary Augusta (Mrs. Humphry) Ward (b. 1851–d. 1920) was a novelist, critic, education pioneer, antisuffrage campaigner, and...

Webster, Julia Augusta

Patricia Rigg

Subject: Victorian Literature »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Julia Augusta WebsterIntroductionBorn in 1837, Webster was a prolific writer in every genre, a self-educated classical scholar, a professional poetry ...

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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