The Victorians: An Age in Retrospect

The Victorians: An Age in Retrospect

by John Gardiner


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The Victorians: An Age in Retrospect by John Gardiner

A major study of changing attitudes to the Victorians, from Lytton Strachey to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781852853853
Publisher: Bloomsbury UK
Publication date: 09/01/2002
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.19(d)

About the Author

John Gardiner graduated with a First in History from Peterhouse, Cambridge before undertaking postgraduate research at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He has written about a number of subjects in nineteenth and twentieth-century history. In 2004 he was awarded the Carfax-IAMHIST Prize for his article on the life and music of Edward Elgar.

Table of Contents

Illustrations Preface Acknowledgements Part One: Themes 1 The Victorians 2 Anti-Victorianism 3 Survivals 4 War 5 Youth 6 Heritage 7 History Part Two: Lives 8 Biography 9 Victoria 10 Dickens 11 Gladstone 12 Wilde Notes Bibliography Index

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