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The Early Victorians THACKERAY was born in 1811 , Dickens in 1812 , Trollope
in 1815 , Charlotte Brontė in 1816 , Emily Brontė in 1818 ... Together , they are
the names that first come to mind when we think of the Victorian novelists .
In the Victorian age , publicly at any rate , the law for man and for woman became
the same law . If Victorian morality did not in truth square with the facts of life and
the actual state of Victorian morals , it was certainly not for want of zeal and will ...
Mary Barton was Mrs Gaskell ' s first novel ; North and South was her fourth and a
much better one : it has an interest today beyond that of Mary Barton , which
survives largely as an historical document illustrating early Victorian attitudes to a
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
The Eighteenth Century
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