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Richard Cronin - Reading Victorian Poetry Название: Reading Victorian Poetry Автор: Richard Cronin Тип: PDF Книга Reading Victorian Poetry offers close readings of poems from the Victorian era by a renowned scholar. The selection includes a range of canonical and lesser known writers Skilfully conveys the breadth and diversity of nineteenth-century poetry Offers an ideal balance of canonical and less well-known writers Allows readers to explore the poetry of the Victorian era, through the eyes of one of the most renowned scholars in the field Poets covered include Matthew Arnold, Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Lewis Carroll, A. H. Clough, G. M. Hopkins, Edward Lear, Christina Rossetti, D. G. Rossetti, A. C. Swinburne, Arthur Symons, Alfred Tennyson, Oscar Wilde Douglas Palmer - Earth Time. Exploring the Deep Past from Victorian England to the Grand Canyon Название: Earth Time. Exploring the Deep Past from Victorian England to the Grand Canyon Автор: Douglas Palmer Тип: PDF Книга The dramatic history of planet Earth and the rocky road to understanding the past A probing account of the history of the earth and an introduction to the many eccentric characters that have attempted to understand its origins. Full of fascinating anecdotes about 19th century explorers and natural philosophers who first carved up Earth's history just as others were carving up the globe. Unravels the fascinating history of rock strata and the implications they have had on accepted theories on the Earth's life. Considers the future of the earth, and what a repeat of some of the catastrophic events of the earth's past, such as major earthquakes and asteroid collisions, could mean for life today. Valentine Cunningham - Victorian Poets. A Critical Reader Название: Victorian Poets. A Critical Reader Автор: Valentine Cunningham Тип: PDF Книга Victorian Poets: A Critical Reader features a collection of critical essays focusing on various aspects of Victorian-era poetry from the 1830s to the 1890s. Presents key criticism on Victorian poetry Features contributions from a variety of scholars in the field Illustrates the full range of critical approaches to the Victorian poets, including attention to texts, words, forms, modes, and sub-genres Offers fresh reinterpretations, many driven by contemporary ideological interests, including gender questions, selfhood, and body issues Valentine Cunningham - Victorian Poetry Now. Poets, Poems and Poetics Название: Victorian Poetry Now. Poets, Poems and Poetics Автор: Valentine Cunningham Тип: PDF Книга This book is the definitive guide to Victorian poetry, which its author approaches in the light of modern critical concerns and contemporary contexts. Valentine Cunningham exhibits encyclopedic knowledge of the poetry produced in this period and offers dazzling close readings of a number of well-known poems Draws on the work of major Victorian poets and their works as well as many of the less well-known poets and poems Reads poems and poets in the light of both Victorian and modern critical concerns Places poetry in its personal, aesthetic, historical, and ideological context Organized in terms of the Victorian anxieties of self, body, and melancholy Argues that rhyming/repetition is the major formal feature of Victorian poetry Highlights the Victorian obsession with small subjects in small poems Shows how Victorian poetry attempts to engage with the modern subject and how its modernity segues into modernism and postmodernism Richard Cronin - Reading Victorian Poetry Название: Reading Victorian Poetry Автор: Richard Cronin Тип: PDF Книга Reading Victorian Poetry offers close readings of poems from the Victorian era by a renowned scholar. The selection includes a range of canonical and lesser known writers Skilfully conveys the breadth and diversity of nineteenth-century poetry Offers an ideal balance of canonical and less well-known writers Allows readers to explore the poetry of the Victorian era, through the eyes of one of the most renowned scholars in the field Poets covered include Matthew Arnold, Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Lewis Carroll, A. H. Clough, G. M. Hopkins, Edward Lear, Christina Rossetti, D. G. Rossetti, A. C. Swinburne, Arthur Symons, Alfred Tennyson, Oscar Wilde Shea Victor - Victorian Literature. An Anthology Название: Victorian Literature. An Anthology Автор: Shea Victor Тип: PDF Книга Victorian Literature is a comprehensive and fully annotated anthology with a flexible design that allows teachers and students to pursue traditional or innovative lines of inquiry – from the canon to its extensions and its contexts. Represents the period’s major writers of prose, poetry, drama, and more, including Tennyson, Arnold, the Brownings, Carlyle, Ruskin, the Rossettis, Wilde, Eliot, and the Brontës Promotes an ideologically and culturally varied view of Victorian society with the inclusion of women, working-class, colonial, and gay and lesbian writers Incorporates recent scholarship with 5 contextual sections and innovative sub-sections on topics like environmentalism and animal rights; mass literacy and mass media; sex and sexuality; melodrama and comedy; the Irish question; ruling India and the Indian Mutiny and innovations in print culture Emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of the field with a focus on social, cultural, artistic, and historical factors Includes a... Judith Flanders - Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain Название: Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain Автор: Judith Flanders Тип: Книга Caro Peacock - 3-Book Victorian Crime Collection: Death at Dawn, Death of a Dancer, A Corpse in Shining Armour Название: 3-Book Victorian Crime Collection: Death at Dawn, Death of a Dancer, A Corpse in Shining Armour Автор: Caro Peacock Тип: Книга Philip Hoare - England’s Lost Eden: Adventures in a Victorian Utopia Название: England’s Lost Eden: Adventures in a Victorian Utopia Автор: Philip Hoare Тип: Книга Сборник - Early Victorian Britain: 1832–51 Название: Early Victorian Britain: 1832–51 Автор: Сборник Тип: Книга Judith Flanders - The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime Название: The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime Автор: Judith Flanders Тип: Книга Сборник - The Rise of Respectable Society: A Social History of Victorian Britain Название: The Rise of Respectable Society: A Social History of Victorian Britain Автор: Сборник Тип: Книга Ian Brunskill - The Times Great Victorian Lives Название: The Times Great Victorian Lives Автор: Ian Brunskill Тип: Книга Judith Flanders - The Victorian House: Domestic Life from Childbirth to Deathbed Название: The Victorian House: Domestic Life from Childbirth to Deathbed Автор: Judith Flanders Тип: Книга Herbert Tucker - A New Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture Название: A New Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture Автор: Herbert Tucker Тип: PDF Книга The Victorian period was a time of rapid cultural change, which resulted in a huge and varied literary output. A New Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture offers experienced guidance to the literature of nineteenth-century Britain and its social and historical context. This revised and expanded edition comprises contributions from over 30 leading scholars who, approaching the Victorian epoch from different positions and traditions, delve into the unruly complexities of the Victorian imagination. Divided into five parts, this new companion surveys seven decades of history before examining the keys phases in a Victorian life, the leading professions and walks of life, the major Victorian literary genres, and the way Victorians defined their persons, their homes, and their national identities. Important topics such as sexuality, denominational faith, social class, and global empire inform each chapter’s approach. Each chapter provides a comprehensive bibliography of established... Valentine Cunningham - Victorian Poetry Now. Poets, Poems and Poetics Название: Victorian Poetry Now. Poets, Poems and Poetics Автор: Valentine Cunningham Тип: PDF Книга This book is the definitive guide to Victorian poetry, which its author approaches in the light of modern critical concerns and contemporary contexts. Valentine Cunningham exhibits encyclopedic knowledge of the poetry produced in this period and offers dazzling close readings of a number of well-known poems Draws on the work of major Victorian poets and their works as well as many of the less well-known poets and poems Reads poems and poets in the light of both Victorian and modern critical concerns Places poetry in its personal, aesthetic, historical, and ideological context Organized in terms of the Victorian anxieties of self, body, and melancholy Argues that rhyming/repetition is the major formal feature of Victorian poetry Highlights the Victorian obsession with small subjects in small poems Shows how Victorian poetry attempts to engage with the modern subject and how its modernity segues into modernism and postmodernism Barbara Taylor Bradford - Master of His Fate: The gripping new Victorian epic from the author of A Woman of Substance Название: Master of His Fate: The gripping new Victorian epic from the author of A Woman of Substance Автор: Barbara Taylor Bradford Тип: Книга The gripping, epic new historical family saga from the author of A Woman of Substance.From Victorian London to the vibrant port cities of England and France, from gracious stately homes in Gloucestershire to the decadence of Paris, Master of his Fate launches an unforgettable new historical series.London 1884: Queen Victoria is Empress of India and Britain is at its peak of worldwide power.James Falconer works as a barrow boy in a flourishing London market owned by Henry Malvern. But James hungers for more. Turning away from family tradition, he dreams of building an empire of stores like Fortnum and Mason’s and believes that Henry, along with his daughter and heir Alexis, could offer him a way to climb beyond his beginnings.But tragedy and betrayal threaten the dreams of both James and Alexis – and jeopardise everything they hold dear… Brian Thompson - A Monkey Among Crocodiles: The Life, Loves and Lawsuits of Mrs Georgina Weldon – a disastrous Victorian [Text only] Название: A Monkey Among Crocodiles: The Life, Loves and Lawsuits of Mrs Georgina Weldon – a disastrous Victorian [Text only] Автор: Brian Thompson Тип: Книга This Edition does not include illustrations.A hilariously funny history of a bizarre 19th-century life of the woman who was a proto-type Pankhurst. The non-fiction debut of one of the most talented comic historians of social manners.Georgina Weldon was born in 1837 and, although almost no one will have heard of her, the only talent she really had was for self-advertisement. She is one of the great undiscovered and unsung eccentrics of the 19th-century.Her ego was monstrous and manifested itself in the 6-volume record of her life which she sold through a spiritualistic medium. Her garrulous work was composed in a convent cell in Gisors where she lived with her pet monkey Titilehee. She was born to parents on the margins of aristocracy and spent her early life in Florence. After a string of liaisons which ‘ruined her reputation’ she had an affair with a penniless Hussar officer called Harry Weldon and eloped with him to a two-bedroom cottage in Beaumaris. She opened a singing... Kathryn Hughes - Victorians Undone: Tales of the Flesh in the Age of Decorum Название: Victorians Undone: Tales of the Flesh in the Age of Decorum Автор: Kathryn Hughes Тип: Книга A groundbreaking account of what it was like to live in a Victorian body from one of our best historians, author of The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs Beeton and George Eliot: The Last Victorian.Why did the great philosophical novelist George Eliot feel so self-conscious that her right hand was larger than her left?Exactly what made Darwin grow that iconic beard in 1862, a good five years after his contemporaries had all retired their razors?Who knew Queen Victoria had a personal hygiene problem as a young woman and the crisis that followed led to a hurried commitment to marry Albert?What did John Sell Cotman, a handsome drawing room operator who painted some of the most exquisite watercolours the world has ever seen, feel about marrying a woman whose big nose made smart people snigger?How did a working-class child called Fanny Adams disintegrate into pieces in 1867 before being reassembled into a popular joke, one we still reference today, but would stop, appalled, if we knew its... J. Durham - An Act of Mercy: A gripping historical mystery set in Victorian London Название: An Act of Mercy: A gripping historical mystery set in Victorian London Автор: J. Durham Тип: Книга A thrilling tale of murder and intrigue in Victorian London, featuring Detective Harry Pilgrim. Perfect for fans of S. J. PARIS and C. J. SANSOM. Previously published as A KILLING KINDNESS.London 1850. A city of contrasts. Of scientific marvels, poverty, disease and death.When Detective Sergeant Harry Pilgrim (one of London’s first police detectives) discovers the corpse of a woman in a Hackney cab, the case seems straightforward – until the only suspect is found murdered in his cell.Pilgrim is hindered in his investigation by his own dark past – a dead son and a missing wife – and also by the well-meaning interference of Charles Dickens, who is serialising Pilgrim's adventures in his journal 'Household Words'.The case turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse. But who is the cat and who the mouse?