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great Victorian age

Synge, M. B.

great Victorian age

by Synge, M. B.

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM. B. Synge ...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 307, [1] p.
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17963022M

    Great Britain, officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy ( est. pop. 65,,), 94, sq mi (, sq km), on the British Isles, off W Europe. The country is often referred to simply as Britain. This is a list of movies or/and mini series set in the The Victorian era covers Queen Victoria's reign June -January For those who are serious about Period Dramas and deem a movie/mini series worthy to be listed, add your comments.

    Early Victorian illustrators like George Cruikshank and H.K. Browne ("Phiz") often retained elements of humor and caricature in their book illustrations. Authors & Artifacts George Cruikshank George Cruikshank was one of the first English artists to make his living as a book illustrator. The Victorian era was the great age of the English novel—realistic, thickly plotted, crowded with characters, and long. It was the ideal form to describe contemporary life and to entertain the middle class.

    According to Joseph Pearce in his biography of G.K. Chesterton, Wisdom and Innocence, the editors of The Home University Library of Moder.   Victorian-era London on the page often feels like one big Imaginarium, full of supernatural nooks, creepy crannies, and eminently explorable, twisting streets. The age of gaslights and steam locomotion seems to inspire writers to fill their stories with enchanted happenings and mysterious figures, even more so when their main audience is kids.


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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.

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Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) (the Victorian era).It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era (–).

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Children's literature underwent huge changes during the Victorian period. The concept of childhood as a developmental stage emerged during the Victorian era, and in response, children's literature moved away from the moral, didactic themes prevalent in the late 18th and early 19th centuries and embraced fanciful themes.

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The moral of Great Expectations is an age-old one: Money cannot buy happiness; happiness comes from within. Much of the author's own life is dramatized in this novel.

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The period of her reign, from tobecame known as the Victorian Age.