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Victorian period

Martin Hardie

Victorian period

by Martin Hardie

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 283-325.

StatementEdited by Dudley Snelgrove with Jonathan Mayne and Basil Taylor.
SeriesHis Water-colour painting in Britain -- v.3
ContributionsSnelgrove, Dudley.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 398 p. ;
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19203897M

As in the Romantic Period, lyric poetry was popular in the Victorian Era. In addition to the lyric, the verse novel A long narrative poem., a long narrative poem, such as Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh, Tennyson’s Idylls of the King, and Browning’s The Ring and the Book, also was a prevalent form. Carlyle’s choice of the novel form and the book’s humour, generic flexibility, and political engagement point forward to distinctive characteristics of Victorian literature. Early Victorian literature: the age of the novel. Several major figures of English Romanticism lived on into this period. Coleridge died in , De Quincey in

  4) Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights () By the mids, England was deep in the Victorian Era and Gothic literature was the rage. Brontë’s protagonist is an outcast with questionable bloodlines and questionable social origins.   The increased literacy rate from schooling, cheaper production, and broader availability of books through libraries all benefited reading. The Dame’s School by Thomas Faed RA HRSA – Towards the latter half of the 19th century, gas and electric lighting also meant that reading after dark didn’t have to be by candlelight or messy oil.

  Sex secrets of the Victorian age - EXPOSED A NEW book reveals the bizarre tips on marriage and beauty 19th-century ladies were given, including how too much passion could cause insanity or blindness.   It’s absolutely fine to take plot inspiration from another work. The award-winning novel On Beauty by Zadie Smith was loosely based on E.M. Forster’s Edwardian-era novel Howard’s End. The delightful s movie Clueless was a contemporary adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma.


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