By Herbert F. Tucker
The Victorian interval used to be a time of swift cultural switch, which ended in a massive and sundry literary output. A New spouse to Victorian Literature and Culture bargains skilled tips to the literature of nineteenth-century Britain and its social and ancient context. This revised and increased variation includes contributions from over 30 best students who, forthcoming the Victorian epoch from assorted positions and traditions, delve into the unruly complexities of the Victorian imagination.
Divided into 5 elements, this new spouse surveys seven many years of background earlier than studying the keys stages in a Victorian existence, the top professions and walks of existence, the key Victorian literary genres, and how Victorians outlined their folks, their houses, and their nationwide identities. vital themes reminiscent of sexuality, denominational religion, social classification, and worldwide empire tell each one chapter’s process. each one bankruptcy offers a finished bibliography of confirmed and rising scholarship.
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The Victorian interval was once a time of swift cultural switch, which led to a massive and sundry literary output. a brand new significant other to Victorian Literature and tradition deals skilled assistance to the literature of nineteenth-century Britain and its social and old context. This revised and accelerated version includes contributions from over 30 best students who, drawing close the Victorian epoch from assorted positions and traditions, delve into the unruly complexities of the Victorian mind's eye.
This e-book addresses a significantly ignored style utilized by girls writers from Gaskell to Woolf to complicate Victorian and modernist notions of gender and social area. Their leading edge brief tales ask Britons to re-examine the place girls may stay, how they can be pointed out, and whether or not they might be contained.
Oceania, or the South Pacific, loomed huge within the Victorian well known mind's eye. It used to be an international that the Victorians for lots of purposes, all of which urged to them that every thing used to be attainable there. This choice of essays specializes in Oceania’s impression on Victorian tradition, such a lot particularly go back and forth writing, images, foreign exhibitions, literature, and the realm of youngsters.
In 1870, Dante Gabriel Rossetti released the 1st model of his sonnet series the home of existence. the subsequent thirty years observed the best flourishing of the sonnet series because the 1590s. John Holmes's conscientiously researched and eloquent research illuminates how best sonneteers, together with the Rossettis, John Addington Symonds, Wilfrid Blunt and Augusta Webster, and their early twentieth-century successors Rosa Newmarch and Rupert Brooke, addressed the pressing questions of selfhood, non secular trust and doubt, and sexual and nationwide identification which stricken past due Victorian England.
- Actresses as Working Women: Their Social Identity in Victorian Culture (Gender in Performance)
- Swinburne's Apollo: Myth, Faith, and Victorian Spirituality
- Deadly Encounters: Two Victorian Sensations
- The Victorian Frame of Mind, 1830-1870 (Yale Paperbound, Y-99)
- Femininity, Crime and Self-Defence in Victorian Literature and Society: From Dagger-Fans to Suffragettes (Crime Files)
- Victorian Poets (Bloom's Modern Critical Views)
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