Victorian Era

Portrait of Queen Victoria by Franz Xaver Winterhalter

Popular Victorian composer Sir Edward Elgar's music as part of a Naxos Classical Music Spotlight. From Internet Archive's Our Media Channel and used under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license.

Essential Questions

  • How did Victorian reserve impact the use of language?
  • How did the spread of reform and imperialism impact literature?
  • How did psychology, realism, and naturalism impact literature?
  • How did the influx of women writers impact the development of literature?

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