The Victorian Age  (From

Victorian Period Themes

Norton Topics on Line:  The Victorian Age:  Industrialism: Progress or Decline? The Woman Question ; The Painterly Image in Poetry–Each topic also has Web Resources.

The History of the Crown: Queen Victoria

Timelines: Victorians. BBC. History with animations.

Queen Victoria’s Empire. PBS.

Victorian England: An Introduction. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Look at the photographs at the end of the article.

The Victorian Period: Daily life in Victorian England and Wales (People and Events, The Young Queen, The Great Exhibition, The Late Victorian Age, Railways, Gardens and Gardening, Victorian art and architecture).

Victorian Occupations: Life and Labor in the Victorian Period as Seen by Artists, Writers, and Modern Historians.

The Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace. Victorian Station.

The Great Exhibition of 1851. Many pictures of the Crystal Palace.

Voice of the Shuttle:English Literature:Victorian: General Resources; Authors, Works, Projects; selected Social Issues and Writers; Course Syllabi and teaching Resources; Criticism and Critics; Journals; Listservs and Newsgroups; Conferences and calls for Papers. Literature of the Victorian Period. San Antonio College.

The Victorian Age: A People in Search of Themselves as Seen Through Their Architecture: by Valerie Ann Polino
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute

The Victorian Website. “This site is designed to be an introductory resource for high school and college students studying the Victorian Period, and particularly the literature of the period.”

The Victorian Web: Many resources for all aspects of the Victorian Age

Victorian Web Sites: Many, many links to all sorts of Victoriana

The Victorian Age (ca. 1837-1914): Yahoo GeoCities

Sherlock Holmes on the Web: Victorian Sites (Royalty, Leaders & People of Note; Victorian Studies – General; Victorian Studies – Art; Victorian Studies – Technology & Science; Victorian Studies – Fashion;Victorian Studies – Daily Life; Victorian Studies – Literature & Culture; Victorian Studies – Misc Sites).

Victorian Links: General Victorian Resources, Journals, Victorian art (incorporating THE PRE-RAPHAELITES and INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS), Victorian literature (incorporating INDIVIDUAL AUTHORS).

The Victorian Sonnet:  From Sonnet Central.

Faith and Doubt

Religion in Victorian Britain. The Victorian Web.

Victorian Science: An Overview. The Victorian Web.

The Great Debate: Oxford University Museum of Natural History. “Soapy Sam” vs. T. H. Huxley. Wilberforce and Huxley: A Legendary Encounter. J. R. Lucas.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

From Signs of the Times: The “Mechanical Age“: Internet History Sourcebook

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881): a short biography

Thomas Carlyle: The Victorian Web

Thomas Carlyle Quotations

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801-1890)

John Henry Cardinal Newman: Catholic Encyclopedia

Newman Reader: Life and Works. Many Links.

The Idea of A University, 1854. Modern History Sourcebook.

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)

John Stuart Mill. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Penn State’s Electronic Classics Series John Stuart Mill Page:On Liberty and The Subjection of Women
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)

Selected Poetry of Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Representative Poetry on Line

Alfred Lord Tennyson’s Poetry:  Index of Tennyson’s Works; Timeline of Tennyson’s Life; Links to Other Tennyson Sites;

The Tennyson Page:  A Timeline of Tennyson’s Life, plus photos and other interesting Tennyson links; The Charge of the Light Brigade (requires Macromedia Shockwave plug-in); The Eagle: Check out the techno music setting of this poem; Ulysses: Click HERE for an excellent reading of Ulysses and Got a fast connection and/or patience? Here’s a techno setting of
Tennyson’s “Ulysses,” in a QuickTime rendition by Dr.J; Crossing the Bar: If you have the Shockwave Plug-In for Netscape, click here for a rendering of the last stanza of “Crossing the Bar.”

Alfred Tennyson, 1809-1892. Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina.

Alfred Lord Tennyson:  Yahoo Geocities

Alfred Tennyson:  The Victorian Web

Babbage and Tennyson. John Lierhard, University of Houston.

Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Selected Poetry of Robert Browning: Representative Poetry on Line

Robert Browing: Yahoo Geocities

Robert Browning:  The Victorian Web

Dramatic Monologue: An Introduction. The Victorian Web.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Elizabeth Barrett Browning: The Victorian Web

Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Yahoo Geocities

Sonnets from the Portuguese. Sonnet Central. Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

Selected Poetry and Prose of Matthew Arnold: Representative Poetry On Line

Matthew Arnold: University of Toronto English library.

Matthew Arnold: The Victorian Web.

The Matthew Arnold Page:  San Antonio College.

Matthew Arnold. Passions in Poetry. Representative poems.

Matthew Arnold as a Literary Critic.S. N. Radhika Lakshmi.

Edward Fitzgerald (1809-1883)

The Edward Fitzgerald Page:  San Antonio College Lit Web

Edward Fitzgerald’s Rubáiyát:  Picture of Fitzgerald

Edward Fitzgerald: The Mad Cybrarian’s Library: Works on line

John Ruskin (1819-1900)

John Ruskin. The Victorian Web.

Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895)

Thomas Henry Huxley: Short Biography
The Huxley File. Charles Blinderman, Clark University.

“The Method of Scientific Investigation”: Modern History Sourcebook

The Pre-Raphaelites

The Pre-Raphaelites: Paintings plus Links

The Pre-Raphaelites: The Victorian Web

The Complete Writings and Pictures of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: A Hypermedia Research Archive

Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)

The Swinburne Project. A searchable electronic edition of the works of Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909).

Algernon Charles Swinburne. The Victorian Web.

Algernon Charles Swinburne: Sonnets. Sonnet Central.

Walter Pater (1839-1834)

Walter Pater. The Victorian Web

Pico della Mirandola: Chapter two of The Rennaissance

Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

Lewis Carroll Home Page.

Lewis Carroll Society of North America.

Lewis Carroll : Major Texts.

Edward Lear (1812-1888)

Edward lear Teacher Resource File. Many Links.

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)

Electronic Resources Related to G.M. Hopkins (1844-89) and His Poetry.

The 1890’s

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900. A brief biography and photograph of hisgrave.

The Official Web Site of Oscar Wilde.

Reading Wilde:Querying Spaces. An Exhibition Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Trials of Oscar Wilde.

The Trials of Oscar Wilde. Famous World Trials.

Oscar Wilde:  A review of Stephen Fry’s film, biography, pictures, other sites The Oscar Wilde CollectionDorian Gray, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, short stories

Photographs of Oscar Wilde and His Circle at the Clark Library.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Bernard Shaw: A Brief Biography. University of Pennsylvania.

Man and Superman: A Comedy and A Philosophy: Bartleby

Pygmalion: Bartleby

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)

The Kipling Society.

A Complete Collection of Poems by Rudyard Kipling.

“The White Man’s Burden”: Modern History Source book

Rudyard Kipling: Yahoo Geocities

Just So Stories(1902)

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

The Thomas Hardy Association: The Thomas Hardy Association (TTHA) was founded in 1997 to promote the study and appreciation of Hardy’s writings in every corner of the world….It maintains for its members a World Wide Web site, with departments focusing on Hardy’s life and work, with links to other sites of possible interest to Hardy lovers. TTHA promotes interchanges among its members by supporting a Forum discussion group, a Poem-of-the-Month page, a Hardy Review, and a page featuring student papers.

Hardy: Links: Descriptions and evaluations of over 200 Hardy websites researched and collated by Director, Professor Robert Schweik.

Thomas Hardy Miscellany: Articles, essays, pictures of Hardy and Wessex.


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