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19th century

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Document The Age of Nature: Tracing the influence of Émile on the representation of boyhood in The Brummell Children and the opening chapters of Tom Brown’s Schooldays, Mark Grogan

No summary can do justice to the diversity of formative experience available in the late eighteenth to mid nineteenth century to the children of...

18th century, Childhood, Joshua Reynolds, 19th century view
Document Week 9, The second (or third?) Agricultural Revolution

Week 9 slides, The second (or third) Agricultural Revolution

agricultural revolution, 19th century view
Document Pomp and Privation in Victorian India, Kapil Komireddi

This essay examines British colonial rule in late nineteenth-century India through the lens of two contemporaneous artefacts. Each vivifies a...

Victorian Culture, Indian history, Famine, Social history, 19th century, Photography, Newspapers, Literature view
Document Fallen Woman or Fallen Man? Representations of moral responsibility, punishment and reward in George Frederic Watts’s painting Found Drowned (1848-50) and Charles Dickens’s novel Our Mutual Friend (1864-5) by Susan Knights

This article will examine gendered representations of moral responsibility by comparing its treatment of fallen women in the above artefacts....

19th century, Victorian Culture, Gender, Equality, Charles Dickens, George Frederic Watts view
Document Poverty & Society - Dickens Extracts

Selected extracts from Dicken's journalistic accounts of Victorian workhouse life.

Queen Victoria, Victorian England, 19th century, victorian history, Charles Dickens view
Document Clerical work and the 'New Woman'

Week 10. Clerical work and the 'New Woman'

womens history, 19th century, 20th century view
Document ‘A Moderate Infusion of Oriental Learning’: Representations of the East India College at Haileybury and its influence on constructing the Company official by Sopna Nair

This essay explores two artefacts relating to the early history of the East India College at Haileybury and its specific mission in training new...

19th century, East India Company, Lord Grenville, Politics view
Document Kipling & the Anglo-Indian Experience

Extracts from 'Baa Baa Black Sheep', Kipling's classic story of the divided and sometimes traumatized identity of British children born in India...

Queen Victoria, victorian history, 19th century, Victorian Culture, kipling view
Document Of Pictures and Poets: The humanist interpretation of Renaissance art in Browning’s Dramatic Lyrics and Walter Pater’s Studies in the History of the Renaissance, Aishwarya Anam

Walter Pater’s landmark Studies in the History of the Renaissance suggested that artists should attempt to capture emotive realities as...

19th century, Poetry, Renaissance view
Document ‘A vision of the “Arabian Nights” character’: Two sightings of John Frederick Lewis in Cairo by Guy Philipps

This article considers two representations of the painter John Frederick Lewis in Cairo in the 1840s, one by W. M. Thackeray and one...

19th century view
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