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Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Paul Turner


This book continues the story of English literature through most of the Victorian period — a period that in religion and politics, science and technology, social life and its physical environment, witnessed the often painful development of modern England, A population-explosion, hurried progress in education, and a massive increase in the reading public were met by a literary output of unprecedented variety and richness. In architecture and the visual arts there was an equal surge of productivity, which affected literature most notably through the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Literature is here ta ... More

Keywords: English literature, Victorians, scientific writing, technical writing, art criticism, biography, autobiography, travel books, children’s books, Victorian era

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1990 Print ISBN-13: 9780198122395
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Turner, author
Linacre College, Oxford