The Silent Revolution and the Making of Victorian England

Overview

Schlossberg (senior research associate, the Ethics and Public Policy Center) argues that by the time Victoria became queen in 1837, Victorian culture was already in place. Focusing on the period between the 1790s and the 1840s, he shows how the religious revival that took hold of England's culture constituted a "silent revolution" that formed the basis of Victorian culture. He describes various manifestations of the religious revival, focusing on the main renewal movements in the Church of England and the spread ...
See more details below
Paperback (1)
$24.26
BN.com price
(Save 13%)$27.95 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (5) from $15.00   
  • New (3) from $25.04   
  • Used (2) from $15.00   
Sending request ...

Overview

Schlossberg (senior research associate, the Ethics and Public Policy Center) argues that by the time Victoria became queen in 1837, Victorian culture was already in place. Focusing on the period between the 1790s and the 1840s, he shows how the religious revival that took hold of England's culture constituted a "silent revolution" that formed the basis of Victorian culture. He describes various manifestations of the religious revival, focusing on the main renewal movements in the Church of England and the spread of evangelicalism to dissenting religious groups. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814250464
  • Publisher: Ohio State University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2000
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Victorian Period in the Minds of Its Successors 1
I The Georgian Slide: Decadence in Eighteenth-Century England 13
II First Bounce: Eighteenth-Century Origins of the Revival 28
III The Odyssey of the Anglican Evangelicals 47
IV Oxford and the Search for the Ancient Catholic Vision 79
V School, Church, and Society: Dr. Arnold's Quest for Renewal 104
VI The Recovery of Belief and the Rejection of Establishment: Dissent 120
VII The Prophets: Coleridge, Carlyle, and the Secular Influence of Religion 135
VIII What Shall Be Done About the Condition of England? 156
IX What Accord Hath Christ with Belial? Christians and Atheists Together 186
X The Conversion of English Culture 204
XI The Conversion of English Morality and Mode of Life 229
XII The Conversion of English Institutions 251
XIII A New Nation for a New Queen 286
Notes 315
Index 394
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)