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Introduction

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

There has been considerable debate about the parameters of the Edwardian period since Richard Ellmann's essay ‘Two Faces of Edward’, which drew attention to this decade. The period takes its name ... More


Conclusion

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892102
eISBN:
9780191670602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This concluding chapter argues that the myth of the golden Victorian and Edwardian years can be misleading, even dangerously so, if it is allied to a denigration of the British economy and society in ... More


Dilemmas of a New Liberal: Free Trade, Foreign Investment, and Imperialism, 1903–1914

P. J. Cain

in Hobson and Imperialism: Radicalism, New Liberalism, and Finance 1887-1938

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203902
eISBN:
9780191719141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203902.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows that, in the Edwardian period, Hobson's thinking on imperial matters was, at worst, schizoid and, at best, puzzling. One strand of his writings was in a direct line of succession ... More


Conclusion

MARC BRODIE

in The Politics of the Poor: The East End of London 1885-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270552
eISBN:
9780191710254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270552.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that the image of a populist Conservatism and a political apathy growing in the late Victorian and Edwardian period out of an ... More


Literature of the 1900s: The Great Edwardian Emporium

Jonathan Wild

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748635061
eISBN:
9781474419536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635061.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book challenges conventional views of the Edwardian period as either a hangover of Victorianism or a bystander to literary modernism. The text investigates the literary history of the Edwardian ... More


Conclusion

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Reading, in the Victorian and Edwardian period, as now, was an activity through which women could become aware of the simultaneity of the ... More


Introduction

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter begins with five images which depict women readers absorbed in texts, apparently oblivious to artist and observer. ... More


Victorian and Edwardian Reading

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The issue of reading and its effects during the Victorian and early Edwardian period did not concern women alone. It centred around the widely ... More


Medical, Physiological and Psychoanalytic Theory

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Throughout the Victorian and early Edwardian period, theories about how women’s modes of reading differed from those of men, and why they ... More


Socialist Hybrids

Anna Vaninskaya

in William Morris and the Idea of Community: Romance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641499
eISBN:
9780748651672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641499.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter introduces the socialist hybrids, which were formed by the socialist movement and its propaganda. It discusses hybrid utopia and the fin de siècle socialist movement. It notes that ... More


Childhood, consumption and decadence: Victorian and Edwardian sophistication

in Sophistication: A Literary and Cultural History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312328
eISBN:
9781846316111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312328.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines sophistication in the Victorian and Edwardian periods as represented in literary texts. It analyses child's relationship to innocence and sophistication and describes ... More


Narrating the Everyday

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Sunil Sharma

in Atiya's Journeys: A Muslim Woman from Colonial Bombay to Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068334
eISBN:
9780199080441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Atiya Fyzee’s travelogue provides a glimpse not only of grand public gatherings and prestigious social engagements, but also of the so-called everyday: a world that is routine and even mundane. A ... More


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