The victorian period revolves around the political career of queen victoria she was crowned in 1837 and died in 1901. The victorian age produced quite a large number of woman writers of verse the greatest of these were mrs elizabeth barret browning and christina rossetti. Facts, information & articles about the victorian period, including what and when, the history, fashion, clothing, literature of victorian years. Literature of the victorian period: it is important to realize from the outset that the victorian period is quite long victoria’s reign lasted over 63 years, longer than any other british. In the history of the united kingdom, the victorian era was the period of queen victoria's reign, from 20 june 1837 until her death on 22 january 1901 the era followed the georgian period.
Victorian literature defining victorian literature in any satisfactory and comprehensive manner has proven troublesome for critics ever since the nineteenth century came to a close. This is the short biographical summary of several famous victorian writers. Literary periods of british literature for ease of study, literary scholars divide british into segments referred to as periods while the exact number, dates, and names of these periods.
During the victorian age, england changed as much and as dramatically as it had in all of its previous history it was in the nineteenth century that england reached its height as a world. This long period witnessed the rise of some of the greatest poets and writers of the english language famous poets of the victorian era the notable victorian poets include byron, alfred.
During the victorian period, women writers were measured against a social rather than a literary ideal hence, it was widely thought that novels by women. English literature - the post-romantic and victorian eras: self-consciousness was the quality that john stuart mill identified, in 1838, as “the daemon of the men of genius of our time. From the rich imagery and rhythmic quality of alfred lord tennyson to christina rossetti’s lyrical purity and powerful exploration of loss and faith, the victorian period heralded a new wave.