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Street orphans, Victorian London. Photo from G.F.A. Best's ''Shaftesbury''. UK's government is reducing the standard of living by dismantling the Health Service, reducing/removing Benefits, selling off National assets, and taxing workers to pay more for far less. The fittest will survive, but going backwards isn't progress, and contradicts the concept of civilized society. Those implementing such deprivation are protected by their social and economic position from any ill effects to…


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he Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination by Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar This 1979 gem looks at Victorian literature through a feminist lens. The title’s a reference to Jane Eyre‘s Bertha Mason, and it’s a book that talks about madness, monsters, Gothic horror, femininity and women’s writing (what more can you ask for?). It’s a classic of literary criticism that we guarantee you will have fun reading.

The Romance of the Harem (Victorian Literature and Culture Series) by Anna Leonowens


The Laws of Thermopoetics: Energy in Victorian Literature and Science


Victorian Literature also can be Portuguese Literature as well/ Sonnets from the Portuguese and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning,