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(London, 1917). 1

Introductory–The Social Framework.

THE MAKERS OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY IDEAS

History and Criticism–Thomas Carlyle.

A Contrast in Ideas–John Stuart Mill and Matthew Arnold.

The Influence of Science–Darwinism in T. H. Huxley and Herbert Spencer.

Art and Economics–John Ruskin and William Morris.

THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH POETRY

Characteristics of Victorian Verse–Some Comparisons.

Tennyson as a Representative of his Age.

Robert and Elizabeth Browning–Poets of Love and Life.

Browning and his Men and Women.

Three Poets of Doubt–Matthew Arnold, Edward Fitzgerald, James Thomson.

Philosophy in Poetry–George Meredith.

The Pre-Raphaelite Movement–D. G. Rossetti and William Morris.

A Poet of Liberty–A. C. Swinburne.

Poets of Religious Faith–Christina Rossetti, Francis Thompson, Lionel Johnson.

THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH FICTION

General Survey.

The Brontës and their Special Significance in the History of the Novel.

Charles Dickens and his Social Types.

Thackeray and Social Satire.

Kingsley, Reade, and the Novel of Social Reform.

George Eliot.

George Meredith–A Critic as Novelist.

Thomas Hardy and Realism.

BYWAYS OF VICTORIAN LITERATURE

The Gipsy Pateran–George Borrow, Richard Jeffries, and others.

Aestheticism–Walter Pater and Oscar Wilde.

The Laureates of Nonsense–Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, and the Makers of Light Verse.

t. g. eliot

Published By:   Johns Hopkins University Press

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