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High Victorian culture

by Morse, David.

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Published by New York University Press in Washington Square, N.Y .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 539-547) and index.

      StatementDavid Morse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR461 .M64 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 553 p. ;
      Number of Pages553
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1716498M
      ISBN 100814754872
      LC Control Number92018942

      Victorian Sustainability in Literature and Culture book. Victorian Sustainability in Literature and Culture. It explores the interest in guano of agricultural chemists and considers their influence, particularly on Victorian high farming and its craze for guano and new chemically manufactured fertilisers. The chapter examines how this. Victorian Literature Introduction. It was the best of times for the serialized novel; it was the worst of times for satire. Yep, that's the Victorian era for you. Named for a spiffy royal lady (you guessed it: Queen Victoria), this period lasted sixty-four years—not too long in the grand scheme of things, but that didn't stop writers from.

        Architectural plan books, pattern books, and catalogs became popular during the Victorian era, an age when industrialization made it possible to mass produce building parts and house plans. Pre-cut architectural details were shuttled across the country — the railroads allowed industries to produce and transport en masse anywhere in America. High Victorian Gothic Style - History. The High Victorian Gothic style developed in England in around the mid point of the 19 th century. English architect John Ruskin, author of "The Seven Lamps of Architecture" () was a major proponent of the style, finding "constructural coloration" superior to superficially applied color.

      George Orwell’s dystopian classic blends political and science fiction into a chilling panorama of high-level surveillance and manipulation. A struggle for independence is at the heart of V.S. Naipaul’s darkly comic and very moving novel. Betty Smith’s classic is a coming-of-age tale. This monograph investigates the promotion and consumption of high musical culture among leisured society in Victorian London, by focusing on the activities of the concert manager John Ella and his Musical Union [], an eminent, long-lived institution for chamber music, much fêted across Europe in Cited by: 4.


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