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world of the Victorians

E. D. H. Johnson

world of the Victorians

an anthology of poetry and prose

by E. D. H. Johnson

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 499-512.

    Statementselected and edited, with critical commentary, by E. D. H. Johnson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 520 p.
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14164379M

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We start with the bad old England that Victoria inherited, work our way through the Chartists, Peel and the Corn Laws, the terrible 40s, the Italian influence, doubt, Mesmerism, Albert, the Great Exhibition, the Reform Bills, the Crimean War, /5(90). 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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