As presented by Robert Lee Wolff in Gains and Losses: Novels of Faith in Victorian England.
As presented by Robert Lee Wolff in Gains and Losses: Novels of Faith in Victorian England. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
Genres of Doubt book. The author explores how questions of meaning, identity and faith inspired the speculative fiction of today's novels, films, television shows and comics.
That kind of Victorian novel, for the middle-class was a mixture of old values and images seen now through the . On the basis of constant controversies and doubts of faith, religious consciousness affected Victorian fiction as a whole.
That kind of Victorian novel, for the middle-class was a mixture of old values and images seen now through the prism of science: psychology, evolution, sociology. Spiritual and temporal worlds are darkened by the shadows of change and the country was something compared to the heart of revolutions, which referred to the English heydays in terms of urban, social and cultural changes. It could be especially well seen in the way that traditions in which the authors were bred, influenced their works.
The Victorian Age is essentially the age of the novel or fiction. Like the Elizabethan drama, the novel in the early Victorian phase was written more for any entertainment than for any artistic purpose. This was partly because this middle-class form. But in spite, it contained the large purpose of offering a picture and criticism of contemporary life. The second and real cause of the lack of organization in these novels was that they were serialized in the monthly and weekly magazines. Quite often, a novel took 25 serials to complete in the magazine.
Late Victorian fiction may express doubts and uncertainties, but in. .
Late Victorian fiction may express doubts and uncertainties, but in aesthetic terms it displays a new sophistication and self-confidence. Initially a critic and translator, she was influenced, after the loss of her Christian faith, by the ideas of Ludwig Feuerbach and Auguste Comte. His major fiction consists of the tragic novels of rural life, The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the D’Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1895).
Victorian novels tend to be idealized portraits of difficult lives in which hard work, perseverance, love and luck win out in the end. They were usually inclined towards being of improving nature with a central moral lesson at heart. While this formula was the basis for much of earlier Victorian fiction, the situation became more complex as the century progressed.
The book covers many aspects of life in the Victorian Church of England. The scholar will appreciate both the notes and the bibliography which are both helpful
The book covers many aspects of life in the Victorian Church of England. The scholar will appreciate both the notes and the bibliography which are both helpful. The chronology at the front of the book and the glossary at the back are useful tools for a student coming (as I did) to the topic for the first time. This is a clearly written, well-organized look at religious faith and its effects on every-day life in Britain, one which any intelligent person-not just a scholar specializing in the Victorian period-can understand.
The Victorian period saw Gothic fiction evolving and taking on new . As a result, the nature of Gothic novels has altered considerably from on.
The Victorian period saw Gothic fiction evolving and taking on new characteristics. With a focus on the late 19th century curator Greg Buzwell traces common themes and imagery found in Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Dracula and The Picture of Dorian Gray. For centuries Gothic fiction has provided authors with imaginative ways to address contemporary fears. As a result, the nature of Gothic novels has altered considerably from one generation to the next.
Gains and Losses: Novels of Faith and Doubt in Victorian England. The Companion to the Victorian Novel provides contextual and critical information about the entire range of British fiction published between 1837 and 1901. Radicals, Secularists and Republicans: Popular Freethought in Britain, 1866-1915. Provides contextual and critical information about the entire range of British fiction published during the Victorian period. Explains issues such as Victorian religions, class structure, and Darwinism to those who are unfamiliar with them.
Best children's books about Victorians. Street urchins, housemaids, pickpockets and foundlings they may be, but the characters in our pick of the best kids' books set in Victorian times are brave, resourceful and inspiring. Their stories bring the nineteenth century to life, from city streets to country houses.
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Publisher: Dissertations-G (October 1, 1975)
Pages: 410 pages
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