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  2. Week 1: “General Resources on Victorian Literature” 55 items
    1. Victorian people and ideas - Richard Daniel Altick 1974

      Book Recommended

    2. Victorian poetry: poetry, poetics and politics - Isobel Armstrong 1993 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Victorian culture and society - Eugene Charlton Black 1973

      Book Recommended

    4. The Victorian studies reader - Kelly Boyd, Rohan McWilliam 2007

      Book Recommended

    5. The Jacobite movement - Daniel Szechi

      Chapter Recommended

    6. The Cambridge companion to Victorian poetry - Joseph Bristow 2000

      Book Recommended

    7. Dramatic monologue - Glennis Byron 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    8. Victorian and modern poetics - Carol T. Christ 1984

      Book Recommended

    9. Victorian literature and the Victorian visual imagination - Carol T. Christ, John O. Jordan c1995

      Book Recommended

    10. A companion to Victorian poetry - Richard Cronin, Alison Chapman, Antony H. Harrison 2002

      Book Recommended

    11. Family fortunes: men and women of the English middle class 1780-1850 - Leonore Davidoff, Catherine Hall 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    12. Victorian novels in serial - J. Don Vann 1985

      Book Recommended

    13. The history of sexuality - Michel Foucault, Robert Hurley 1998

      Book Recommended

    14. Public lives: women, family, and society in Victorian Britain - Eleanor Gordon, Gwyneth Nair 2003

      Book Recommended

    15. Defining the Victorian nation: class, race, gender and the British Reform Act of 1867 - Catherine Hall, Keith McClelland, Jane Rendall (2000)

      Book Recommended

    16. Victorian subjects - J. Hillis Miller 1990

      Book Recommended

    17. The Dramatic ‘I’ Poem. Special issue of Victorian Poetry 1984

      Journal Recommended You can find this journal issue by searching the library catalogue for 'Victorian Poetry'.

    18. Rethinking Victorian culture - Juliet John, Alice Jenkins 2000

      Book Recommended

    19. Victorian literature and society: essays presented to Richard D. Altick - James R. Kincaid, Albert J. Kuhn, Richard Daniel Altick 1985

      Book Recommended

    20. The Victorian novel - Francis O'Gorman 2002

      Book Recommended

    21. Gender roles and sexuality in Victorian literature - Christopher Parker 1995

      Book Recommended

    22. Uneven developments: the ideological work of gender in mid-Victorian England - Mary Poovey, American Council of Learned Societies c1988 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    23. English poetry of the Victorian period, 1830-1890 - Bernard Richards 2001

      Book Recommended

    24. Dramatic monologue - Alan Sinfield 1977 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    25. A view of Victorian literature - Geoffrey Tillotson 1978

      Book Recommended

    26. A companion to Victorian literature and culture - Herbert F. Tucker 1999

      Book Recommended

    27. Prostitution and Victorian society: women, class, and the state - Judith R. Walkowitz, American Council of Learned Societies 1980 (electronic resource)

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    28. Heaven, hell, and the Victorians - Michael Wheeler 1994

      Book Recommended

    29. English fiction of the Victorian period,1830-1890 - Michael Wheeler 2013 (electronic resource)

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    30. Fallen women in the nineteenth-century novel - Tom.- Winnifrith (1994) (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    31. Sexual science: the victorian construction of womenhood - Cynthia Eagle Russett 1989

      Book Recommended

  3. Week 2: Browning and the Dramatic Monologue 6 items
    1. Victorian poetry: poetry, poetics and politics - Isobel Armstrong 1993 (electronic resource)

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    2. Dramatic monologue - Glennis Byron 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. The Cambridge companion to Victorian poetry - Joseph Bristow 2000

      Book Recommended Pearsall, Cornelia. “The Dramatic Monologue,” 67-88.

  4. Week 3: Tennyson 5 items
    1. Essays ancient & modern - T. S. Eliot 1945

      Book Recommended

    2. In memoriam - Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Erik Irving Gray c2004

      Book Recommended Gray, Erik. “Introduction.”, 2004: xv-xxvii.

    3. Tennyson - Christopher Ricks 1989

      Book Recommended

  5. Week 4: Mary Barton and Industrial Fiction 5 items
  6. Week 5: Pre-Raphaelite Art and Poetry The Rossettis 6 items
    1. The Cambridge companion to Victorian poetry - Joseph Bristow 2000

      Book Recommended

  7. Week 6: Dickens 11 items
    1. Charles Dickens - Steven Connor 1996

      Book Recommended

    2. Dickens - Kate Flint 1986

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    3. Dickens the designer - Juliet McMaster 1987

      Book Recommended

    4. Charles Dickens - Rod Mengham 2001

      Book Recommended

    5. Oxford reader's companion to Dickens - Paul Schlicke 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Dickens and women - Michael Slater 1983

      Book Recommended

    7. Dickens, money and society - Grahame Smith 1968

      Book Recommended

    8. Charles Dickens: a literary life - Grahame Smith 1996

      Book Recommended

    9. Dickens and the politics of the family - Catherine Waters 1997

      Book Recommended

  8. Week 8: Sensation Fiction and Lady Audley’s Secret 9 items
    1. Beyond sensation: Mary Elizabeth Braddon in context - Marlene Tromp, Pamela K. Gilbert, Aeron Haynie c2000

      Book Recommended

    2. The Victorian gothic: an Edinburgh companion 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read : Talairach-Vielmas, Laurence: Sensation Fiction: A Peep behind the Veil, pp. 29-42.

    3. Victorian sensations: essays on a scandalous genre - Kimberly Harrison, Richard Fantina c2006

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    4. Victorian crime, madness and sensation - Andrew Maunder, Grace Moore c2004

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    5. Robert Louis Stevenson and Joseph Conrad: writers of transition - Linda Dryden, Stephen Arata, Eric Massie 2009

      Book Recommended

  9. Week 9: George Eliot 8 items
    1. George Eliot - Gillian Beer 1986

      Book Recommended

    2. George Eliot: a centenary tribute - Gordon Sherman Haight, Rosemary T. VanArsdel 1982

      Book Recommended

    3. George Eliot - R. T. Jones 1970

      Book Recommended

    4. Oxford reader's companion to George Eliot - John Rignall 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. George Eliot - Jennifer S. Uglow 2008

      Book Recommended

    6. Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900 - Josephine McDonagh 2008

      Book Recommended

    7. Mobility and modernity in women's novels, 1850s-1930s - Wendy Parkins 2009 (electronic resourceously)

      Book Recommended

  10. Week 10: George Moore and Naturalism 5 items
    1. George Moore, 1852-1933 - Adrian Frazier c2000

      Book Recommended

    2. Naturalism in the European novel: new critical perspectives 1992

      Book Recommended Read:Pykett, Lyn. “Representing the Real: The English Debate About Naturalism, 1884-1900.” ,167-88.

  11. Week 11: Haggard and Imperial Fictions 12 items
    1. Rider Haggard and the lost empire - Tom Pocock 1993

      Book Recommended

    2. Rule of darkness: British literature and imperialism, 1830-1914 - Patrick Brantlinger, ebrary, Inc 1988 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Imperial leather: race, gender and sexuality in the colonial contest - Anne McClintock, American Council of Learned Societies 1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  12. Week 12: Oscar Wilde 13 items
    1. Oscar Wilde and modern culture: the making of a legend - Joseph Bristow, ebrary, Inc c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Henry James, Oscar Wilde and aesthetic culture - Michèle Mendelssohn 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Henry James, Oscar Wilde and aesthetic culture - Michèle Mendelssohn, ebrary, Inc c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. The Cambridge companion to Oscar Wilde - Peter Raby 1997

      Book Recommended

    5. Oscar Wilde and the poetics of ambiguity - Michael Patrick Gillespie c1996

      Book Recommended

    6. Oscar Wilde: a collection of critical essays - Jonathan Freedman c1996

      Book Recommended

    7. Oscar Wilde and the theatre of the 1890s - Kerry Powell 1990

      Book Recommended

    8. Oscar Wilde: the critical heritage - Karl E. Beckson 1970

      Book Recommended

    9. The importance of being Earnest: authoritative text backgrounds criticism - Oscar Wilde, Michael Patrick Gillespie 2005

      Book Recommended

  13. Electronic Resources 11 items
    1. The Victorian Web: An Overview No date

      Website  [Useful short articles on a wide range of Victorian topics]

    2. 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century 2014

      Journal  [Open access journal with high-quality academic articles on aspects of Victorian literature and culture]

    3. Victorian Poetry Network No date

      Website  [Useful resources, links and information about Victorian poetry studies]

    4. Rossetti Archive No date

      Website  [Open-access scholarly hypertext editions of all the poems and paintings of Dante Gabriel Rossetti]

    5. Dictionary of Victorian London - Victorian History - 19th Century London - Social History 2001

      Website  [A fun and useful resource on the culture and literature of Victorian London. Particularly helpful if you’re working on Dickens]

    6. Minor Victorian Poets and Authors. No date

      Website  [Wonderful resource giving access to hard to find publications by Victorian working-class poets and other writers, with biographical information.]

    7. Victorian Women Writers Project- Home 2014

      Webpage  [Online editions of the works of a great many famous and less well-known Victorian women writers]

    8. Journal of Victorian Culture Online | 2014

      Journal  [Links to useful resources, and often provides free access to key articles from this journal (which Stirling does not subscribe to)]

    9. Victorian Serial Novels - University of Victoria 2014

      Website  [Offers free access to the original serial formats of several Dickens novels.]

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