Victorian and VictorianismFor much of this century the term Victorian, which literally describes things and events in the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901), conveyed connotations of "prudish," "repressed," and "old fashioned."
Although such associations have some basis in fact, they do not adequately indicate the nature of this complex, paradoxical age that was a second English Renaissance.
Like Elizabethan England, Victorian England saw great expansion of wealth, power, and culture. (What Victorian literary form do you think parallels Elizabethan drama in terms of both popularity and literary achievement?)
The Victorian Web - victorianweb.org is a project funded in part by the University Scholars Program, National University of Singapore
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ www.victorianweb.org Melbourne | Map
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Victorian and Victorianism
Things to see, hear & do this Easter weekend
Easter long weekend kicks off with Good Friday (20th April), Saturday, Sunday and Monday making a fabulous long weekend. The 4 day break includes annual favourites ..
Update Page Request