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short bibliography of Victorian Manchester

Fran Shepherd

short bibliography of Victorian Manchester

by Fran Shepherd

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Published by Victorian Society (Manchester Group) in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Fran Shepherd and Anthony Rae.
ContributionsRae, Anthony., Bluhm, Robin., Treuherz, Julian., Victorian Society. Manchester Group.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13906525M

Her first novel, ‘Mary Barton’, is one of the best known of her works. The novel, set in the city of Manchester between and deals with the difficulties faced by the Victorian lower class. She accurately depicted the miserable living conditions of the working class in . Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson was born on 29 September in Chelsea, London, England. She was the eighth child born to Elizabeth née Holland () and William Stevenson (c), a writer and civil servant with the Treasury. Her only surviving sibling John (–), who had joined the merchant navy, disappeared while on a journey to India.

The short biography of Gaskell would be a suitable introduction to her life and work for middle and high school students. There are links throughout the page for the most important terms used. Her husband, Manchester, many other authors and the issues Gaskell discusses in her work all have their own pages.   Charles Dickens was a British author who penned beloved classics such as ‘Hard Times,' 'A Christmas Carol,' 'David Copperfield' and 'Great Expectations.'.

  The short series, which also included H. R. Plomer’s A Short History of English Printing (), and W. Y. Fletcher’s English Book Collectors (), emphasized a historical trajectory that culminated in the work of presses such as William Morris’ Kelmscott Press, best known for producing elaborate editions inspired by illuminated. Bibliography. Useful analytical guides to the vast body of literature on Great Britain are G. R. Elton, Modern Historians on British History, – A Critical Bibliography, – () and P. Catterall, British History, – An Annotated Bibliography ().


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This bibliography is taken from History Online, which provides bibliographic information on books and journal articles published by UK academic selection below represents a brief selection of books on the Victoria Era in History Online.

Victorian Cities. London: Penguin, E-mail Citation» One of the first indispensable books on Victorian cities.

Includes discussions of Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Middlesbrough, and London as well as Melbourne in Australia. A balanced account of the achievements and failures of the 19th-century city. First published in   Top 10 books about Manchester From Friedrich Engels and Mrs Gaskell to WG Sebald and Anthony Burgess, these are some great books about.

Engaging and influential, this is a book which echoes the writing of those it studies.' Louise Ellis-Barrett Source: Reference Short bibliography of Victorian Manchester book 'This volume, part of the New Cambridge History of English Literature series, represents a major contribution to Victorian literary studies that will be considered a standard reference work for many years to come.'.

This short biography, taken from Victor Plarr's Dictionary (see bibliography for details), has been formatted for the Victorian Web with the addition of paragraphing for ease of reading.

— JB AITHFULL, Miss Emily, daughter of the late Rev. Ferdinand Faithfull, was born at Headley Rectory, Surrey, inand educated in a school at Kensington. Of the Holmes canon, 4 1/2 books (i.e., over 50%) were published after Queen Victioria's death: A more relaxed view of the term "Victorian" could include anything prior to World War I in which the old social order is still intact.

The site includes a short biography of Morris, details of places associated with Morris and portraits of Morris and his contemporaries. The site contains images of designs created by Morris; these include textiles, wallpapers, stained glass and book arts.

Common books like the works of William Shakespeare, prayer books, bibles and encyclopedias were printed in huge quantities during the Victorian era and usually have little value.

AbeBooks is very useful for finding an approximate value of a book but don't use that value for insurance purposes. If you really need a documented estimate of a book. (45) books (54) 18th century () 18th century literature (22) autobiography (71) banned books (26) bdsm (74) biography (49) British (49) British literature (45) classic () classics () ebook (67) England (60) English (48) English literature (83) erotic (75) erotica () fiction () France (48) French () French literature.

Briton Riviere, R.A. (): A Short Biography [Victorian Web Home —> Visual Arts —> Victorian Painting —> Briton Riviere] From a photograph by A. Fardelle.

Source: Fenn Briton Riviere was best known as an animal painter, but he also painted some striking genre and history paintings, often including animals. Born in London in. Scuttlers were members of neighbourhood-based youth gangs (known as scuttling gangs) formed in working class areas of Manchester, Salford, and the surrounding townships during the late 19th is possible to draw parallels with the London street gangs of the s, whose behaviour was labelled social commentator Alexander Devine attributed the gang culture to lack of.

When away, she remains abreast of events through correspondence with her friends, telling the stories of Cranford's illustrious citizens, and sympathetically portraying transformation of a small town customs and values in mid Victorian England. Elizabeth Gaskell () was an English novelist and short story s: New York: Manchester University Press, This short, illustrated book provides basic descriptions of the types of clothing worn throughout the Victorian era.

While a section each is allotted to men and children’s fashions, the majority of the book focuses on women’s clothes. This book details the history of Victorian domestic.

The history of Manchester encompasses its change from a minor Lancastrian township into the pre-eminent industrial metropolis of the United Kingdom and the world. Manchester began expanding "at an astonishing rate" around the turn of the 19th century as part of a process of unplanned urbanisation brought on by a boom in textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. This book is the first major study of England's biggest and best-known witch trial, which took place in when ten witches from the Forest of Pendle were hanged at Lancaster.

In this volume, eleven experts from a variety of fields offer new surveys of these events, and of their meaning for contemporaries, for later generations, and for the present day. His subsequent short-story collections are A Group of Noble Dames (), Life’s Little Ironies (), and A Changed Man ().

Hardy’s short novel The Well-Beloved (serializedrevised for volume publication ) displays a hostility to marriage that was related to. The Chimney of the World: A History of Smoke Pollution in Victorian and Edwardian Manchester. By Stephen Mosley (Cambridge: The White Horse Press, x plus pp.). The Chimney of the World is Stephen Mosley's innovative contribution to the study of smoke pollution in nineteenth and early twentieth century England.

The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders. History books often focus on big political or economic events, wars and leaders.

But there's much to learn from studying the way people lived, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as. ——— (), The Victorian Age in Literature.

——— (), The Flying Inn (novel). ——— (), The Wisdom of Father Brown (stories). ——— (), Trial of John Jasper, Lay Precentor of Cloisterham Cathedral in the County of Kent, for the Murder of Edwin Drood.

Jane Austen Bibliography Sense & Sensibility () Pride & Prejudice () Mansfield Park () Emma () Persuasion () (published posthumously) Northanger Abbey () (published posthumously) Sanditon () (unfinished at time of death).The Victorian era took its name from the monarch of England at the time.

As historian Anne Shepherd has written in her overview of the Victorian era, "Queen Victoria () was the first English monarch to see her name given to the period of her reign while still living.English mathematician Ada Lovelace, the daughter of poet Lord Byron, has been called "the first computer programmer" for writing an algorithm for a computing machine in the mids.