1st Edition

Reform and Intellectual Debate in Victorian England

ISBN 9781138638723
Published November 30, 2017 by Routledge
236 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1987. Readers of Victorian literature, both poetry and prose, are constantly aware of a powerful undercurrent of change - political, social, and intellectual - which determines the shape of the literature being produced. Topics covered include parliamentary reform, the Gentleman, religious debate and secular thought, education; leisure and attitudes to the arts, and the Woman Question. This title will be of interest to students of history.

Table of Contents

Introduction;  1. Politics and Administration  2. The Gentleman  3. The Religious Debate  4. The Scientific Approach  5. The ‘Woman Question’  6. Education 7 . Leisure and the Arts;  Further Reading;  Index

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