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The Victorian mind

an anthology

by Gerald B. Kauvar

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Cassell, in association with the Victorian Society in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 375.

      Statementedited and selected by Gerald B. Kauvar and Gerald C. Sorensen; with a preface by Jane Fawcett.
      ContributionsSorensen, Gerald C., joint comp., Victorian Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA533 .K2 1969b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[8], 375 p.
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4975999M
      ISBN 100304934747
      LC Control Number76466514
      OCLC/WorldCa76444

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From Modern Painters III 3 (), quoted by Walter E. Houghton’s The Victorian Frame of Mind, (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), Frank Gees Black notes simply, in his review of Clarence Decker’s The Victorian Conscience, that nearly all of the great writers of the time were “protestors.”.

Fifty years ago, Walter Houghton published a seminal work, The Victorian Frame of Mind,that introduced what became the stereotypical description of book has had a vast influence on generations of scholars of the nineteenth century, and remains, in a way that is unusual for decades-old scholarship, the primary introduction to Victorian thought and culture.

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