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The Victorians and their books.

Amy Cruse

The Victorians and their books.

by Amy Cruse

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

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

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination444 p. ;
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23755841M

      These short stories, feature articles, and news items, by some of the best writers and journalists of their time, have never been collected and published together in book form until now. Read about Great Britain’s “collecting dogs,” taught to climb onto trains and solicit money for charity. Find out more about the greatest authors of the Victorian and Romantic periods, including Dickens, Wilde, Austen, Blake and Rossetti. Authors - Victorian and Romantic poets, novelists and playwrights - The British Library.

    The Victorian era was a time of dramatic change. During this period Britain ruled the largest empire on earth, witnessed the expansion of democracy, and developed universal education and mass print culture. Both its imperial might and the fact that it had industrialised and urbanised decades before any other nation, allowed it to dominate world politics and culture in many ways for the better. Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) (the Victorian era).It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era (–).. While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had been the conquerors, novels were the emperors of the Victorian period. [clarification needed] Charles Dickens (–

    The victorians and their books by Cruse Amy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at out of 5 stars A review of ‘Visions of science: books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age’ by James A. Secord- good but specialised Reviewed in the United States on J A review of ‘Visions of science: books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age’ by James A. Secord/5(4).


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cruse, Amy, Victorians and their books. London: Allen & Unwin, OCLC Number: Notes: American edition has title: The Victorians and their reading.

"First published "--Title page verso. Includes index. No single book will ever manage to cover every single aspect of the 19th century or the Victorian age but this book comes as close as humanly possible. It's a near-perfect snapshot -- it manages to give a taste of the politics, the attitudes, the conflicts, and the society without ever outstaying its welcome/5.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. BlaBlaSISE Aetherádio Smoothie Insured Financial Wealth Full text of "The Victorians And Their Books". From knickknacks to wastepaper, books mattered to the Victorians in ways that cannot be explained by their printed content alone.

And whether displayed, defaced, exchanged, or discarded, printed matter participated, and still participates, in a range of transactions that stretches far beyond reading. In the Victorian era, and into the 20th century, lovers exchanged elaborate lace-trimmed cards on Valentine’s Day, expressing their undying love and devotion with sentiments and poems.

As the long list of flowers and their meanings grew, books containing the meanings of various plants and flowers (floriography dictionaries) were published. Sensational Color of Roses – According to information here, the language of flowers dates back further than the Victorian Era.

The books were marketed as “marital hygiene” manuals, skirting around the issue of sex. In Victorian times women were expected to produce large families so becoming pregnant frequently was a. The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders.

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To order a copy for £17 go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. AN Wilson's After the Victorians is one of the best books of the year, says John Charmley Wilson's previous book, The Victorians, was a. Books written during or set in the Victorian Era. The Victorian era of the United Kingdom was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June until her death on 22 January It was a long period of prosperity for the British people.

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Common books like the works of William Shakespeare, prayer books, bibles and encyclopedias were printed in huge quantities during the Victorian era and usually have little value. AbeBooks is very useful for finding an approximate value of a book but don't use that value for insurance purposes.

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