Victorian Fashions And Costumes

Full-Color Sourcebook of French Fashion: 15th to 19th Centuries (Dover Fashion and Costumes)

Full-Color Sourcebook of French Fashion: 15th to 19th Centuries (Dover Fashion and Costumes) by Pauquet Frères
English | Aug. 4, 2003 | ISBN: 0486428389 | 68 Pages | PDF | 35 MB

These superb color plates by Hippolyte Pauquet and his brother Polydore, reproduced directly from a rare and valuable nineteenth-century publication, magnificently depict 500 years of French fashion.

Time and the Moment in Victorian Literature and Society (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at June 5, 2016
Time and the Moment in Victorian Literature and Society (repost)

Time and the Moment in Victorian Literature and Society (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture) by Sue Zemka
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1107007429 | 300 pages | PDF | 2,7 MB

Natasha Moore, "Victorian Poetry and Modern Life: The Unpoetical Age"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at April 6, 2016
Natasha Moore, "Victorian Poetry and Modern Life: The Unpoetical Age"

Natasha Moore, "Victorian Poetry and Modern Life: The Unpoetical Age"
Publisher: Palgrave | 2015 | ISBN: 1137537795 | English | PDF | 239 pages | 3 Mb

Today it goes without saying that any and all aspects of life are open to poets to write about. In the middle of the nineteenth century, however, the proper subject matter for poetry was a controversial question. Should poets turn to the more congenial, more heroic, more malleable past for their materials, leaving the field of the present clear for the upstart novel? Or was it their duty to tackle their own age, to reconcile its ugliness and chaos and banality with the beauty and order of poetry? …
Sabine Schülting, "Dirt in Victorian Literature and Culture: Writing Materiality"

Sabine Schülting, "Dirt in Victorian Literature and Culture: Writing Materiality"
Publisher: Routledge | 2016 | ISBN: 1138932906 | English | PDF | 216 pages | 1.7 Mb

Addressing the Victorian obsession with the sordid materiality of modern life, this book studies dirt in nineteenth-century English literature and the Victorian cultural imagination. Dirt litters Victorian writing – industrial novels, literature about the city, slum fiction, bluebooks, and the reports of sanitary reformers. It seems to be "matter out of place," challenging traditional concepts of art and disregarding the concern with hyngiene, deodorization, and purification at the center of the "civilizing process." …

Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Feb. 8, 2016
Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland [Repost]

Gordon Bigelow - Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland
Published: 2003-11-24 | ISBN: 0521828481, 0521035538 | PDF | 244 pages | 1.66 MB
Neo-Victorian Fiction and Historical Narrative: The Victorians and Us (repost)

Neo-Victorian Fiction and Historical Narrative: The Victorians and Us by Louisa Hadley
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0230551564 | 216 pages | PDF | 0,8 MB
Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity

Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity (Martin Classical Lectures) by Simon Goldhill
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0691149844 | 360 pages | PDF | 53,5 MB
Victorian Houses and their Details: The role of publications in their building and decoration [Repost]

Victorian Houses and their Details: The role of publications in their building and decoration by Helen C. Long
English | Jan. 30, 2002 | ISBN: 0750648481 | 144 Pages | PDF | 50.2 MB
Steampunk Style Jewelry: Victorian, Fantasy, and Mechanical Necklaces, Bracelets, and Earrings [Repost]

Steampunk Style Jewelry: Victorian, Fantasy, and Mechanical Necklaces, Bracelets, and Earrings by Jean Campbell
English | Jan. 1, 2010 | ISBN: 1589234758 | 144 Pages | EPUB | 38 MB
The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale (Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture)

The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale (Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture) by Caroline E. Sumpter
English | Sep. 15, 2008 | ISBN: 0230518052 | 267 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Shortlisted for the 2011 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award for Myth and Fantasy Studies
Victorian writers often claimed that the press was killing the fairy tale. In fact, it ensured the genre's popularity, bringing literary tales and folklore to the first mass readerships. Exploring penny weeklies, adult and children's monthlies, little magazines and the labour press, this innovative study is the first to combine media and fairy tale history.