Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Victorian Writers

The Victorian Era is from 1837-1901, the years of Queen Victoria's Reign as Queen of England when the sun didn't set on the British Empire. However, the diversity of styles, themes, and very interesting personalities bely the monarchy's influence on the writer's minds.
How many British and American poets and writers do you recognize?

Where is Poe? Twain? or Robert Louis Stevenson? How about H.G. Wells? One of the Bronte sisters,
Dickens, Louis May Alcott, Kipling, Oscar Wilde. Emily Dickenson, Walt Whitman, Tennyson, who do I spy with my little eye?
Image result for Charles CharlesMark Twain Victorian era American authorCharlotte Brontë, author of Jane Eyre. Painting by George Richmond © National Portrait Gallery, London.Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Portrait photograph by William Notman © National Portrait Gallery, London.Photograph of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate for 42 years and author of ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’, In Memoriam A.H.H and ‘The Lady of Shalott’.Photograph of Herbert George Wells (H G Wells), author of The Time Machine and War of the Worlds.

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