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Victorian literature and society

essays presented to Richard D. Altick

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Published by Ohio State University Press in [Columbus, Ohio] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Altick, Richard Daniel, 1915-,
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by James R. Kincaid and Albert J. Kuhn.
      ContributionsAltick, Richard Daniel, 1915-, Kincaid, James R., Kuhn, Albert J., 1926-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR463 .V53 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 374 p. ;
      Number of Pages374
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3171137M
      ISBN 100814203620
      LC Control Number83013317

        For the past two years I have been obsessed with Victorian literature - literature written between and , the reigh of Queen Victoria. Usually the list is restricted to British novels; but I have also found a few American writers that I think should/could be counted as Victorian - Henry James, for example, who spent over 20 years in. Sabine Schülting’s Dirt in Victorian Literature and Culture comes at a welcome time as the Victorian sanitation movement, as well as studies on dust and dirt, are gaining attention in Victorian Studies. Her book is a useful contribution to the existing work on dirt in Victorian literature and culture, as she not only explores representations of waste and refuse in sanitary, social and.

      Victorian Literature and the Victorian State: Character and Governance in a Liberal Society Lauren M. E. Goodlad Studies of Victorian governance have been profoundly influenced by Discipline and Punish, Michel Foucault's groundbreaking genealogy of modern power. Intro to Victorian Literature 4 aesthetic (rather than on the moral) that characterized aristocratic high society. Charles Lever's A Day's Ride, which began in All the Year Round in July, , concerns a class and a lifestyle that Dickens personally held in contempt but that fascinated many of his Size: KB.

      But the greater part of all this happened before what is properly our period; and in that period Newman, and perhaps Newman alone, is the expression and summary of the whole school. It was certainly in the Victorian Age, and after his passage to Rome, that Newman claimed his complete right to be in any book on modern English literature.   What is Victorian literature? Victorian literature refers to the literary works written during the reign of Queen Victoria ( ). It was the transition between the Romantic period and 20th century literature. 3. It can be divided into two periods: High Victorian literature () Late Victorian literature () 4.


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This guide to Victorian Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context fromincluding: the historical, cultural and intellectual background including politics and economics, popular culture, philosophy - major writers and genres including the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, Trollope, Thackeray, Conan Doyle, Ibsen, Shaw, Hopkins /5(9).

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See Author: Sue Zemka. Aestheticism. Many Victorians passionately believed that literature and art fulfilled important ethical roles.

Literature provided models of correct behavior: it allowed people to identify with situations in which good actions were rewarded, or it provoked tender emotions.

The Victorians had a bad case of nostalgia. They could get wistful and sad about just about anything that was over. Victorian literature is riddled with nostalgia: from historical novels about Robin Hood (Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe), to epic poems about the golden days of Camelot (Alfred, Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King).

But it wasn't just literature that was nostalgic; it was also art. English professor’s new book explores structure in Victorian literature Dr. Jody Griffith, assistant teaching professor in English and composition coordinator at Penn State Scranton, recently finished her first book, "Victorian Structures: Architecture, Society, and Narrative," published by.

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(source: Nielsen Book. Victorian era, the period between about andcorresponding roughly to the period of Queen Victoria’s reign (–) and characterized by a class-based society, a growing number of people able to vote, a growing state and economy, and Britain’s status as the most powerful empire in the world.

We often assume the Victorians had puritanical attitudes to sex, but this was far from the reality. From familiar classics to neglected gems, Claire Jarvis —Stanford academic and author of Exquisite Masochism: Sex, Marriage and the Novel Form— selects the best books on sex in Victorian literature.

I t seems like the topic of sex in. Here is our list of the 10 Victorian novels we at Interesting Literature think everyone should read – whether because they’re great novels, because they tell us something important about Victorian society, because they stand as classics of the period, or (in most cases) all three.

They’re not arranged in any particular order (that would be too difficult and controversial a task!). Victorian literature 4 Science, philosophy and discovery Charles Darwin's work On the Origin of Species affected society and thought in the Victoria era, and still does today.

The Victorian era was an important time for the development of science and the Victorians had a File Size: 1MB. Bram Stoker’s now legendary novel, Dracula, is not just any piece of cult-spawning fiction, but rather a time capsule containing the popular thoughts, ideas, and beliefs of the Victorian era that paints an elaborate picture of what society was like for Bram Stoker’s generation.

The dated ideas reflected in Dracula focus primarily on the concepts of lust, sex, and evil as they were viewed Author: Amanda M. Podonsky. Victorian Literature and the Victorian State: Character and Governance in a Liberal Society. In this Book. any modern society conceived in liberal terms: the elusive quest for a "pastoral" agency that is rational, all-embracing, and effective but also anti-bureaucratic, personalized, and liberatory.

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On the strength of this volume, Dickens contracted to write a historical novel in the tradition of Scott (eventually published as Barnaby Rudge in ).

In the book, part of SUNY’s "Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century" series, Griffith uses the architectural writings of Victorian critic John Ruskin as the foundation for examining the interaction of physical, social and narrative structures in four Victorian novels – Charles Dickens’ “Little Dorrit,” George Eliot’s “Adam Bede.

The Victorian Society in America presents up to three book awards annually to books that best advance an understanding or appreciation of the decorative arts or architecture of the 19th Century. Apart from the prestige of the Society’s respected award, winners receive an illuminated manuscript presented at a dinner during the Society’s.

Characteristics Themes. One of the prominent features, that the novel of the early Victorian era, had, was the concern with the “condition of England question”.

They chose for their themes the specific contemporary problems of the Victorian society caused by the predominance of industrialism and utilitarianism and wrote about them sometimes as satirists, sometimes as humanists, sometimes.Jane Eyre: A Critical Analysis of Gender Relations in Victorian Literature Modern society tends to view the victorian era as one of oppression and constraint, despite the social and cultural upheaval of the time.

This contradiction refers, in large, to the constraints imposed on the female gender.The Victorian era was a time in British history that spanned from tothe period during which Queen Victoria ruled the British Empire.

Boasting such canonical authors as Charles Dickens, the Brontes and Rudyard Kipling, Victorian literature features an array of literary elements that were cultivated through shifting social norms.