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Authors - Victorian and Romantic poets, novelists and playwrights - The British Library
From William Blake and John Keats to Charles Dickens and the Brontë sisters, explore 23 iconic authors from the Romantic and Victorian periods.
-includes scans of their works and belongings e.g desks, art etc
literature  poetry  romantic  victorian  williamblake  emilybronte  janeausten  charlottlebronte 
7 weeks ago by timberwolfoz
Palaces of Pleasure: From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment
An energetic and exhilarating account of the Victorian entertainment industry, its extraordinary success and enduring impact The Victorians invented mass entertainment. As the nineteenth century's growing industrialized class acquired the funds and the fr
book  reading  UK  England  Victorian 
8 weeks ago by dcowhig
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Not only for 🌈 :
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Victorian  drag  RainbowMW  from twitter_favs
9 weeks ago by K3it4r0
The Staircase – Part 2 | Victorian Domestic Dangers
Most typical staircase falls were concentrated in urbanised areas, as the upper floor of the rural labourers’ homes, even throughout the Victorian period, was often accessed via a staircase-ladder (as seen in the image below).  Remarking on the homes of agricultural labourers’ in Suffolk, Wilson Fox notes that, ‘In Barrow a number of cottages have no staircase but a rickety ladder, up and down which a woman has somehow to drag her children’.[10]
history  victorian 
april 2019 by timberwolfoz
Pathology Museum - London.
Barts Pathology Museum is based in St Bartholomews Hospital at West Smithfield and houses over 5,000 medical specimens on display over 3 mezzanine levels of the Victorian museum.
museum  medicine  health  education  pathology  victorian  history  research  university  college  hospital  city  london 
april 2019 by asaltydog
I have not lived up to it - Helen Vendler
LRB piece on Gerard Manley Hopkins:
These letters present, as the editors say in their introduction, ‘the priest, the poet, the playful friend, the dutiful critic, the observer of the beauties of the world, the speculative thinker, the experimenter, the linguist, the master of prosody, the anguished self-analyst and the loving man’. I would add to this list the fastidious aesthete (seen especially in his remarks on the use and misuse of language and in his corrections of others’ verse) and the intemperate dogmatist

for the Journals, 'fastidious aesthete' is right.
Although it has seemed regrettable to some readers that Hopkins grafted religious sestets onto octaves of natural beauty, it must be acknowledged that if he had led a different life, his penetrating sense-perceptions would even so have had to be presented to, and mediated by, his intellectual preoccupations (which, in that alternative life, might have been philosophical rather than religious). In any case, the two aspects – the senses and the intellect – would still have had to struggle into stand-offs, reconciliations, suspensions – the very things that happen in the religious poems.

Correct, and again, 'penetrating sense-perceptions' is a useful phrase.

On GMH's Scotism:
Scotus’s argument that there was a ‘thisness’, a *haecceitas*, in each separate creature confirmed the way Hopkins intuitively perceived the world, as abounding in individual difference.

Reminds me I put together a playlist called on god alone knows what sort of misbegotten inspiration Rex Fabarum - The Ecceity of Cresacre More'.
This is an effortful thing to do– to turn an object into an authentic symbol by synthesising all its separate qualities into a single whole: it is the most strenuous act of the poetic mind.

is inscape the creation of symbol though? I don't think it is. it's the expression of the 'thisness' (again) of a thing, of a thing in a moment (see his descriptions of the sky and of water).
poetry  gerard_manley_hopkins  theology  religion  victorian 
march 2019 by diasyrmus
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swag: first official George Eliot biography, complete with publisher’s binding really leaning into that…
Victorian  from twitter
march 2019 by mattpoland
Llandudno Pier | Holiday Attractions in Llandudno
Llandudno Pier is one of the premier attractions to visit on holiday in the Victorian seaside resort of Llandudno.
architecture  design  seaside  piers  victorian  history  culture  llandudno  conway  wales 
march 2019 by asaltydog

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