Victorian Literature, Characteristics And Description Of The Victorian Period

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Victorian literature was produced during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901), so Brontë sisters (Charlotte, Emily and Anne) are bright representatives of the Victorian period because their famous novels such as “Jane Eyre” (1847, Charlotte Brontë), “Wuthering Heights” (1847, Emily Brontë), “Vilette” (1853, Charlotte Brontë), “The Professor” (1857, Charlotte Brontë), appeared during the Victorian period. Other leading novelists of the Victorian period were Charles Dickens (1812-1870), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), as well as many others. England in the 19th century experienced technological, medical, scientific and social advance due to the Industrial Revolution. So much of the writing of this time dealt with the pressing issues of the Victorian period. The following chapter will display main themes, characteristics and description of
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During the reign of Queen Victoria England experienced significant changes in science, medicine, transport, religion and technology such as development of the railways and discovery of the telephone. The following chapter is going to study notable discoveries and to provide the description of the Victorian period and all those changes that contributed to the development of the 19th century Victorian England that will help to understand the general picture of the Victorian period in order to examine the novels by Brontë sisters.
The Victorian period begins in England on 20 June 1837 when Queen Victoria (1819-1901) mounted the throne after the death of her uncle William IV and ends in 22nd January 1901 with her death (of natural causes) and succession of her eldest son King Edward VII. King William was the third son of George III (the king of England from1760 to 1820), but King Edward VII governed the country from 22 January 1901 until his death in

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