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Reform and Intellectual Debate in Victorian England

1st Edition

Edited by Barbara Dennis, David Skilton


224 pages

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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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Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century