by Oxford University Press .
Written in English
|Series||Home university library of modern knowledge|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||159|
|LC Control Number||13005638|
The Victorian Age in Literature Unknown Binding out of 5 stars 17 ratings. See all 78 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ /5(11). THE VICTORIAN AGE IN LITERATURE INTRODUCTION. A section of a long and splendid literature can be most conveniently treated in one of two ways. It can be divided as one cuts a currant cake or a Gruyère cheese, taking the currants (or the holes) as they come. GK Chesterton, in the book, The Victorian Age in Literature has done a reasonable discussion on literature. This book discusses in fair bit of detail on the great Victorian novelists and pets and the compromise and its enemies. There is adequate detailing of all /5(17). Victorian Literature. Defining Victorian literature in any satisfactory and comprehensive manner has proven troublesome for critics ever since the nineteenth century came to a close. The movement roughly comprises the years from to , though there is ample .
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. Matthew Arnold's theories of literature and culture laid the foundations for modern literary criticism, and his poetry is also notable. Poetry The preeminent poet of the Victorian age was Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Although romantic in subject matter, his poetry was tempered by personal melancholy; in its mixture of social certitude and religious. The Apostolate of Common Sense. Member Login; Menu. THE VICTORIAN AGE. Historical background. England was moving steadily in the direction of becoming Europe´s most stable and prosperous country. The industrial revolution, the railway age, steam engines were being used in mines, factories and ships. Small towns were beginning to swell into smoky centres of mnaufacturing industry.