Assistant Professor, English.
Govt. Girls’ College, Khulna.
Suggestion for Third Year (Hons.) Exam--2012
1. Discuss Tennyson’s use of myths and legend in his poetry...
Tennyson as a Victorian Poet
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) achieved, what so many poets and writers throughout the centuries were unable to achieve, fame and success during his lifetime. Indeed, in 1850, after the publication of “In Memoriam”, he was installed to the position of poet laureate. Tennyson...
Literature During the Victorian Age of Great Britain
Victorian literature is the literature produced during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901 - the Victorian era, her reign, the longest in English history). It forms a link and transition between the writers of the romantic period and the very...
Victorian Medievalism: The Role of Women and Marriage
The reign of Queen Victoria lasted from her ascension to the throne in 1837 until her death in 1901. Many changes occurred during her reign; changes such as progression within the scientific community with Charles Darwin’s huge impact upon...
the United States, France, Ireland and elsewhere. In Great Britain, movement for social change and a more inclusive sharing of power was also growing. This was the backdrop against which the Romantic movement in English poetry emerged.
The main poets of this movement were William Blake, William Wordsworth...
POLITICAL EVENTS AND WORKS.
NATURE TRHOUGH ROMANTICISM AND VICTORIAN PERIOD
In this paper, I’m going to compare the two great poets there is in each period that we have study: William Wordsworth as a Romantic poet and Lord Tennyson as a Victorian one. I’m going to compare their life, works and the...
The Victorian Era’s Effect on Literature
In the nineteenth century, England became the first society to undergo the effects of industrialization. It induced much social and economic restructuring for the better and for the worse of the people. Victorian writers reactions to the change differed greatly...
Tennyson’s “Ulysses”--- The Representative of Victorian Times
Tennyson, (1809-1892) a great literary titan, is the representative poet of Victorian Age and mirrors the most vital problem of industrial and moral life – “religious doubts, social problems, the revolt of the cultured mind against a corrupt...
The Victorian era, from the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 until her death in 1901, was an era of several unsettling social developments that forced writers more than ever before to take positions on the immediate issues animating the rest of society. Thus, although romantic forms of expression...
The Victorian Age in England was a complex time, a time of great national pride as a major empire and military power well as a time of stern domestic examination as class distinctions among the rich, the poor, the landed, the titled, and the unemployed continued to develop. Elizabeth Barret Browning...
Oscar Wilde, a great Irish poet and playwright during the Victorian age, can be considered as an important element of the culture of the English speaking world, since his masterpieces are read over the whole world. His sometimes abnormal attitude and the controversy in his writings...
Victorian VS Romantic
In this essay I will be comparing and contrasting the works of William Wordsworth from the Romantic Age and Alfred, Lord Tennyson from the Victorian Age.
The Romantic Age (1785-1830) was a very important time, during this time England experienced change from a primarily agricultural...
students on the college entrance exams. Here he met Björnstjerne Björnson for the first time. Björnstjerne would later become his rival and fellow poet of Norway. Unfortunately he was found deficient in 2 subjects and therefore wasn’t accepted into the university. At this point Ibsen began writing...
Victorian Literature Reading List.
The best anthology of poetry is Christopher Ricks’s The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse
(1987), but you will need to acquire or to borrow editions of the authors you choose to study.
Some Background Reading.
G.K. Chesterton’s The Victorian Age in Literature...
of the period………..............................................................................page 4-8
3.0. The Victorian Novel…………………………………………………………… page 8-17
4.0. Victorian Poetry…………………………………………………………………page 17-29
5.0. Other literatures of the period. …………………………………………..page 29-40 ...
Child Labor in Victorian Era: A Dramatic Denounce in Elizabeth Barret Browning´s The Cry of the Children
The age of Victorian Britain was a period where technology, education, engineering and many advances made Britain a big society. The industrial revolution was a period where the country became...
Literary tendency of Victorian literature: special reference to Lord Alfred Tennyson and Robert Browning
1.1 An Introduction to Victorian Period:
The Victorian era is generally agreed to stretch through the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901). It was a tremendously exciting period when many artistic...
principal figures within Gothic works were the wanderer, the vampire, and the seeker of forbidden knowledge, all of which may be found within the Victorian examples of Gothicism to which I make reference. However, as with the characteristic change of genre over time, the concepts of `Gothic' and `Terror'...
How does Dickens portray life as hard in Victorian times in the opening chapters of Great Expectations?
Charles Dickens, born in 1812, has been well known for writing about the social injustices of the Victorian era to bring an awareness of the conditions of the working classes to the wider public...
The beginning of the Victorian Period is dated sometimes as 1832 (the passage of the first Reform Bill) and sometimes as 1837 (the accession of Queen Victoria). It extends to the death of Victoria in 1901. But when we refer the history book of W. J. Long and literary terms of M. H...
Beowulf, the warrior Prince from Greatland, Sweden goes to Denmark and kills the Monster Grendel, which has been attacking the Great hall of Heorot, built by Danish King Hrothgar. Grendel’s mother takes revenge by killing one of the King’s noblemen, But Beowulf kills her too. Eventually...
Tennyson as a Victorian
The Victorian age was an age where many changes occurred socially, economically, and industrially. People began to explore into areas such as the earth, the human body, and how to benefit the daily lives of individuals. English literature was also something that was beginning...
Queen Victoria acceded the throne, but also the year that a new literary
age was coined. The Victorian Age, more formally known, was a time of
great prosperity in Great Britain's literature. The Victorian Age produced a variety of changes. Political and social reform produced a variety of reading...
Victorian: the word is derived from the name of the Queen. George III: long reign. Then came George IV, and then William IV. Then the longest reign ever, that of Victoria: 1837-1901. This word evokes a lot of associations, positive or negative. Whoever the Victorian person was, he or she considered himself/herself...
* Great economic, social and political changes occurred in Britain
* The British Empire reached its height and covered about a quarter of the world’s land
* Industry and trade expanded rapidly
* Science and technology made great advances
The Victorian Period
The Victorian Age was a time of great change in both Great Britain and the United States. Changes occured quickly in all areas of the society. Both countries were rapidly changing from agriculture to an industrial society. These changes influenced the attitudes and values of the...
Queen Victoria acceded the throne, but also the year that a new literary age was coined. The Victorian Age, more formally known, was a time of great prosperity in Great Britain's literature(Keach 608). The Victorian Age produced a variety of changes. Political and social reform produced a variety of reading...
Romantic and Victorian Characteristics, by Al Drake
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Characteristics of the Romantic and Victorian Eras in England, 1783-1830
British Society and Politics
1) The French Revolution, 1789-1814. Romantic poets and others...
Slowly Changing Morals and Values in the late Victorian Era
(Reflecting on the readings in class)
The Victorian era is generally agreed to stretch through the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901). It was a tremendously exciting period when many artistic styles, literary schools, as well...
differences between the Romantic Age and the Victorian Period. Similarities and Differences between the Romantic Age and the Victorian Period What were the similarities and differences between the Romantic Age and the Victorian Period? The Romantic Age and Victorian Period had many similarities, but they had...