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Victorian Identities

Social and Cultural Formations in Nineteenth-Century Literature
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Palgrave Macmillan
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 19th Century English Literature, Literature - Classics / Criticism, 19th century, English literature, Great Britain, History, History and criticism, Literature And Society, Politics and literature, Literary Crit
ContributionsRuth Robbins (Editor), Julian Wolfreys (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10386158M
ISBN 100312128509
ISBN 139780312128500

The Victorian period was one of enormous cultural diversity with places for figures as different as Alfred Tennyson and Oscar Wilde. Victorian Identities simultaneously celebrates that diversity whilst drawing out the connections between disparate voices.

With essays on the 'Greats' of the period. Irish Identities in Victorian Britain - Kindle edition by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Irish Identities in Victorian Britain. The Victorian period was one of enormous cultural diversity with places for figures as different as Alfred Tennyson and Oscar Wilde.

Victorian Identities simultaneously celebrates that diversity whilst drawing out the connections between disparate dam-projects.com: Ruth Robbins. The best historical fiction set in Britain during Queen Victoria's reign ().

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The Victorian period was one of enormous cultural diversity with places for figures as different as Alfred Tennyson and Oscar Wilde.

Victorian Identities simultaneously celebrates that diversity whilst drawing out the connections between disparate voices.

The Victorian pioneer index a guide to the history, contents and use of the Victorian pioneers index on microfilm: an index to birth, death and marriage records held by the Victorian Registry of Victorian Identities book, Deaths and Marriages, Melbourne, Australia by Joan Ferguson (Book).

Jul 06,  · Friendships, Lesbianism and Identity in Victorian Britain July 6, At first glance of the identities and sexuality of women in Victorian Britain, one assumes that the Victorians ‘denied, controlled, or muted public expression of active female sexuality’, however in the Victorian era it is clear that women were able to express a certain.

Architectural Identities is a book that should rightfully stand as a landmark in Victorian scholarship. Tange's highly informed understanding of the significance of middle-class domestic architecture in relation to the formation of Victorian middle-class identity, along with her excellent, perceptive readings of Victorian texts, serves to imbue.

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Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes dam-projects.com: Taylor And Francis.

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In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June until her death on 22 January The era followed the Georgian period and preceded the Edwardian period, and its later half overlaps with the first part of the Belle Époque era of Continental Europe.

In terms of moral sensibilities and political reforms, this period began Followed by: Edwardian era. Jan 01,  · National Identities and Travel in Victorian Britain, by Marjorie Morgan; pp.

x + Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave,£, $ Gregory Ulmer described the tourist as one who "will travel to see what is to be seen in order to reinvent our national identity" ("Metaphoric Rocks: A Psychogeography of Tourism and Monumentality," Postmodern Culture []). Nov 13,  · But the Victorian Era—the year period from that marked the reign of England’s Queen Victoria—also saw a demise of rural life as cities rapidly grew and expanded, long and.

Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes competed.

Book Description: Including analyses of both canonical and lesser-known Victorian authors,Architectural Identitiesconnects the physical construction of the home with the.

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 Judith Flanders explains.

This book explores components of national identity in Victorian Britain by analyzing travel literature. It draws on published and unpublished travel journals by middle-class men and women from England, Scotland, and Wales who toured the Continent and/or Britain.

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, But the act of forgery also had the power to redefine the identities of the living in significant ways. In her pivotal book on the topic, Forgery in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture, Sara Malton writes, ‘As it exposes the fragility of a financial system that grants increasing.

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In the chapter “We Other Victorians” from his book, Michel Foucault addresses the modern notion that sexuality is a repressed taboo. While this chapter is merely an introduction to the rest of the book, Foucault still manages to introduce several important points and questions.

This book explores components of national identity in Victorian Britain by analyzing travel literature. It draws on published and unpublished travel journals by middle-class men and women from England, Scotland, and Wales who toured the Continent and/or Britain.

The main aim is to illustrate both Price: $ This book explores components of national identity in Victorian Britain by analyzing travel literature. It draws on published and unpublished travel journals by middle-class men and women from England, Scotland, and Wales who toured the Continent and/or Britain.

The main aim is to illustrate both. This, the third volume to appear in the New Oxford History of England, covers the period from the repeal of the Corn Laws to the dramatic failure of Gladstone's first Home Rule Bill.

In his magisterial study of the mid-Victorian generation, Theo Hoppen identifies three defining dam-projects.com first he calls 'established industrialism' - the growing acceptance that factory life and manufacturing 5/5(1).

Architectural Identities links Victorian constructions of middle-class identity with domestic architecture. In close readings of a wide range of texts, including fiction, autobiography, housekeeping manuals, architectural guides and floor plans, Andrea Kaston Tange argues that the tensions at the root of middle-class self-definition were built into the very homes that people occupied.

Jan 11,  · "Morgan's book has wide-ranging appeal because it integrates two subject areas of interest to scholars across disciplines - travel and national identity.

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Furthermore, the book's accessible style and extensive use of the amusing, telling anecdote make it attractive to the non-scholarly reading public as well. In particular, Morgan's work is significant for anyone grappling with geopolitical.

Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes competed.

In contributing to this burgeoning historiography, this book explores and analyses the. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Using numerous published and unpublished travel journals by middle-class men and women from England, Scotland and Wales who toured the Continent and Britain, this book explores the variety of national identities existing in Victorian Britain.

Identities and Powers in Flux: Mesmerism, Hypnotism, and George Du Maurier’s Trilby> This chapter demonstrates how the discourse on hypnotism at the fin de sicle was actually a blend of ideas about mesmerisms supernatural powers and hypnotisms practical purpose in the field of psychology, developing in the s and dam-projects.com: Hilary Grimes.

VICTORIAN WOMEN WRITERS AND THE WOMAN QUESTION Women writers dominated the vast novel market in Victorian England,yettwentieth-centurycriticismhas,untilnow,beenchief-ly concerned with a small number of canonical novelists. This collectionof essaysby leadingscholarsfrom Britain,the USA, and Canada opens up the limited landscape of Victorian.

Women's Poetry and Religion in Victorian E Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. Victorian women poets lived in a time when religion was a vital aspect of their identities.

and that they entered into dialogue through their poetry about their own and each other's religious and artistic identities. This book. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Architectural Identities: Domesticity, Literature and the Victorian Middle Classes by Andrea Kaston Tange (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!. The Double Life in The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde The Importance of Being Earnest appears to be a conventional 19th century farce. False identities, prohibited engagements, domineering mothers, lost children are typical of almost every farce.

However, this is only on the surface in.[Review of] Andrea Kaston Tange's Architectural Identities: Domesticity, Literature and the Victorian Middle Classes Elizabeth Gargano, Associate Professor of English, University of North Carolina at Charlotte [Victorian Web Home —> Social History —> Victorian Architecture —> Reviews of recent scholarship and criticism].The only refereed journal that concentrates on the editorial and publishing history of Victorian periodicals, Victorian Periodicals Review (VPR) emphasizes the importance of periodicals and newspapers in the history and culture of Victorian Britain, Ireland, and the British Empire.

VPR includes informative articles from a variety of disciplines as well as book reviews, a.