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English fiction of the Victorian period, 1830-1890

by Wheeler, Michael

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-285) and inde4x.

    StatementMichael Wheeler.
    SeriesLongman literature in English series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR871 .W49 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1735556M
    ISBN 100582088437
    LC Control Number92040534

    The Victorian Period: The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Victorian period is in strong contention with the Romantic period for being the most popular, influential, and prolific period in all of English (and world) literature. Poets of this time include Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, Alfred Lord .

    Professor Wheeler's widely-acclaimed survey of the nineteenth-century fiction covers both the major writers and their works and encompasses the genres and "minor" fiction of the period. This excellent introduction and reference source has been revised for this second edition to include new material on lesser-known writers and a comprehensively updated bibliography. English fiction - 19th. English literature - English literature - Late Victorian literature: “The modern spirit,” Matthew Arnold observed in , “is now awake.” In Charles Darwin had published On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. Historians, philosophers, and scientists were all beginning to apply the idea of evolution to new areas of study of the human experience.

    The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders. History books often focus on big political or economic events, wars and leaders. But there's much to learn from studying the way people lived, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as . Queen Victoria. The last seventy years of the 19th century were named for the long-reigning Queen beginning of the Victorian Era may be rounded off to although many scholars mark the beginning from the passage of the first Reform Bill in or Victoria’s accession to the throne in Victoria was only eighteen when her uncle William IV died and, having no surviving.


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