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From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture. Volume 6
From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture. Volume 6

Contributor(s): Grażyna Bystydzieńska (Editor), Emma Harris (Editor)
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, 19th Century, Philology, British Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Queen Anne; Queen Victoria; British literature; British culture; 18th century; 19th century; Victorian society
Summary/Abstract: This sixth volume in the series From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria offers readers wide-ranging explorations of the society, literature and culture of 18th- and 19th-century Britain, with investigations of Victorian social problems, the visual and material culture of the Victorian period, and comparative studies of international and trans-national questions. Some themes and authors have long been well-known to the series, but this publication also contains new names and new ideas.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-3612-3
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-3604-8
  • Page Count: 326
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: English
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Neo-Victoria? Representations of the Young Monarch in The Young Victoria (2009) and Victoria TV Series (2016)

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