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Passing English of the Victorian Period

by J. Redding Ware

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Published by Charles River Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • English language,
  • Slang,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8286012M
    ISBN 100854099328
    ISBN 109780854099320

    Several writers who are frequently studied under ‘Edwardian’, ‘Georgian’ or even ‘Modern’ literature began their writing careers in the late Victorian period. Most novelists from this period retained the realist mode, though the adventure/fantasy and mystery . The Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria’s reign from to This period was a time of change in Great Britain with the industrial revolution bringing prosperity and transforming Britain into a World Power. Keep One amused with our range of books discussing the Victorian era.

      Here is our list of the 10 Victorian novels we at Interesting Literature think everyone should read – whether because they’re great novels, because they tell us something important about Victorian society, because they stand as classics of the period, or (in most cases) all three. They’re not arranged in any particular order (that would be too difficult and controversial a task!). How to Victorianise your Vocabulary Andrew Forrester published a book in under the pseudonym James Redding Ware, this book was called Passing English of the Victorian Era, a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase.

      The Victorian period is in strong contention with the Romantic period for being the most popular, influential, and prolific period in all of English (and world) literature. Poets of this time include Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, Alfred Lord . The Romantic Age and Victorian Period had many similarities, but they had far more differences. They first differed in rule: the Romantic Age didn’t have a king or queen, but the Victorian Period did. They were similar and different in writing styles, and beliefs. The Industrial Revolution also had an effect on both time periods. The Romantic.


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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Passing English of the Victorian era by James Redding Ware,Routledge edition,Cited by: Passing English of the Victorian era, a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase is complied and written by James Redding Ware, the pseudonym of Andrew Forrester the British writer who created one of the first female detectives in literary history in his book The Female Detective ().

In this posthumously published volume Forrester turns his attention to the world of Victorian. Internet Archive BookReader Passing English of the Victorian era: a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase.

Buy Passing English of the Victorian Era: a Dictionary of Heterodox English, Slang and Phrase by Ware, James Redding (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Want top speak like a Victorian.

James Redding Ware, the pen name of writer Andrew Forrester, documented slang English terms of that perverted period in British history in his book Passing English of the Victorian era, a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase. “Thousands of words and phrases in existence in have drifted away, or changed their forms, or been.

Nonfiction Books on the Victorian Era Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) (the Victorian era).It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era (–). While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had tended to dominate, the novel became the defining literary art form of the Victorian period.

Passing English of the Victorian era: a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase by James Redding Ware; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Dictionaries, English.

It's still the Victorian era, Victoria was still reigning, even if some of the mysteries took place elsewhere. Quit nitpicking. It's a good list for those who are looking for mysteries set during that time period. The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders.

History books often focus on big political or economic events, wars and leaders. But there's much to learn from studying the way people lived, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as. English literature - English literature - The post-Romantic and Victorian eras: Self-consciousness was the quality that John Stuart Mill identified, inas “the daemon of the men of genius of our time.” Introspection was inevitable in the literature of an immediately Post-Romantic period, and the age itself was as prone to self-analysis as were its individual authors.

Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ware, J. Redding (James Redding). Passing English of the Victorian era. Wakefield, EP Pub., The Victorian era took its name from the monarch of England at the time.

As historian Anne Shepherd has written in her overview of the Victorian era, "Queen Victoria () was the first English monarch to see her name given to the period of her reign while still living.

Victoria's accession to the throne took place on 20 June Some Victorianists today nevertheless argue that the Victorian period began in with the passing of the Reform Act, insofar as the passing of the act was a gesture toward democracy and thus a change in social sensibilities from the decadence of the Regency period.

The Victorian period in history and literature was during the years of the reign of Queen Victoria (). Queen Victoria was the longest-running English monarch in history.

The Victorian Period: The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, – Harlow: Longman, One of the most highly regarded studies of the developments and people that influenced the intellectual climate of the period.

Gilmour pays particular attention to the Victorian preoccupation with time and interest in history. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries. English language -- Slang. English language -- Slang, Dictionaries. Early works, Facsimiles.

More like this: Similar Items. to cover at least two distinct periods: the Victorian and the Twentieth Century.

To make matters more difficult, the second of these hardly counts as a single period; it is less an epoch than a placeholder. In terms of periodization, the Victorian era is succeeded – or some might say, overthrown – by the Modern.

But modernism is.The Victorians: Twelve Titans who Forged Britain is a biographical work by the Conservative politician Jacob Rees-Mogg, a backbencher at the time, in which he discusses twelve influential British figures of the Victorian period.

The book covers eleven men—Prince Albert, Disraeli, Palmerston, Robert Peel, Gladstone, Robert Napier, General Gordon, W.

G. Grace, William Sleeman, Albert.This book is a study of the making of Britain's Irish policy in the period immediately preceding and during the Great Famine of Political agitation increasingly focused attention on Irish social problems in the early s, but it was the famine which forced them to the forefront of British politics.