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Victorian literature; Victorian publishing history; history of authorshipbook


Based on a library exhibition at the University of South Carolina, summarizes the career and writings of many well-known British Victorian novelists, poets and non-fiction writers (including Dickens, Thackeray, Carlyle, Darwin, Tennyson, E.B. and Robert Browning, the Brontes, George Eliot, R.L.Stevenson), in contrast with the achievements of lesser-known writers also represented in the library's special collections (including G. W. M. Reynolds, Elizabeth Sewell, William North, Rhoda Broughton, and George Douglas Brown). Originally developed as an exhibition for the 2008 meeting of the Victorians Institute.