Literature in the Victorian Era | A Historical Overview

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Over the six decades of Queen Victoria's reign, some 60,000 works of prose fiction were published in Great Britain alone. What made the Victorian era the golden age of the English novel? And what factors especially influenced the literature of the period? Here is our brief historical overview of Victorian literature.

Music:

- Songs Without Words (Lieder ohne Worte) Op. 67
Felix Mendelssohn
Performed by Takashi Sato

- Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by ClassicaViva Orchestra

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Sources:
www.bl.uk
www.rct.uk
www.history.com
www.britannica.com
https://loc.getarchive.net
https://writersinspire.org
www.english-heritage.org.uk
https://wellcomecollection.org
www.oxfordbibliographies.com

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