The Victorians since 190: histories, representations and revisions


Taylor, M. and Wolff, Michael (eds.) (2004) The Victorians since 190: histories, representations and revisions, Manchester, UK, Manchester University Press, 320pp.

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CONTENTS

PART I: HISTORIES
1. Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians: The rise and fall of the intellectual aristocracy - William C. Lubenow
2. The Bleak Age: J.H. Clapham, the Hammonds and the standard of living in Victorian Britain - Stewart Weaver
3. Victorian Prime Ministers: Changing patterns of commemoration - Michael Bentley
4. Quiller-Couch, the Function of Victorian Literature and Modernism, 1890–1930 - Michelle Hawley
5. G. M. Young and the early Victorian revival - Miles Taylor
6. Culture or Society?: Victorian Studies, 1951–64 - Martin Hewitt

PART II: REPRESENTATIONS
7. Industrialisation and Catastrophe: The Victorian economy in British film documentary, 1930–50 - Timothy Boon
8. The revival of interest in Victorian decorative art and the Victoria and Albert Museum - Anthony Burton
9. ‘No glorious assurance’: The 1951 Festival of Britain looks at the Victorian past - Becky Conekin
10. The BBC and the Victorians - James Thompson
11. Theme park Victoriana - John Gardiner
12. The Victorians at school: The Victorian era in the 20th century curriculum - Eric Evans

PART III: REVISIONS

13. Victorian Studies in the digital age - Patrick Leary
14. Victorian Studies in North America - Christopher Kent
15. The state of Victorian Studies in Australia and New Zealand - Miles Fairburn
16. Victorian Studies in the UK - Helen Rogers Timeline of Victorian Studies

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 0719067251 (hardback)
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Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > History
ePrint ID: 12206
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2005
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:03
Publisher: Manchester University Press
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/12206

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