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The great Victorians

H. J. Massingham

The great Victorians

by H. J. Massingham

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Published by Doubleday, Doran and company, inc. in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Intellectual life

  • Edition Notes

    A study of some forty Victorians of the period from 1837-1890.

    Statementedited by H. J. Massingham and Hugh Massingham...
    ContributionsMassingham, Hugh.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi p., 1 l., 507 p.
    Number of Pages507
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23319420M

    Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. It spanned most of the 19th century and was a time of great change in Britain. The Victorian era saw Britain become the world’s first industrial power, producing much .

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    The Great Victorians. by Massingham, H J and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The second half of the book shows how radically biographical accounts have changed over the last hundred years, exemplified by four archetypical Victorians: Charles Dickens, W.E. Gladstone, Oscar Wilde and Queen Victoria herself.


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In terms of moral sensibilities and political reforms, this period began Followed by: Edwardian era. 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. The best books on Victorian Fiction recommended by John Sutherland. The professor of English literature tells us about his favourite novels in a golden era for fiction, and the dilemma, still with us today, that led Dickens to write two different endings for Great Expectations.

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