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General Resources (literary)

Victorian Web

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Some Historical Background

British Anti-Slavery (BBC Online)

British Revolution in the Early 19th Century: How Close? (BBC Online)

Early Nineteenth Century London (Proceedings of the Old Bailey)

Earning a Living in the Nineteenth Century (BBC Online)

The Illustrated Timeline at the National Portrait Gallery

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Industrial Culture

Victorian Economics on the Victorian Web

History of the Workhouses

Industrialism: Progress or Decline? (Norton online)

Cartoons of the Industrial Age (BBC Online)

Dickens' London

The Chartist Movement (BBC Online)

Some Views of Dirt and Drudgery

All Change in the Victorian Age (BBC Online)

London's Great Stink: The Sour Smell of Success (BBC online)

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Culture and Society

The Social Crisis of the Nineteenth Century (Norton online)

Crime and the Victorians (BBC Online)

Beneath the Surface: A Country of Two Nations (BBC Online)

Emancipation of Women, 1750-1920

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Britain's Empire in 1815 (BBC Online)

Trade and the British Empire (BBC Online)

British India Before and After the Great Rebellion of 1857 (BBC Online)

Victorian Imperialism (Norton Online)

Imperialism to Postcolonialism (Norton Online)

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London Buildings and Monuments illustrated in the Victorian Web

The Arts in Victorian Britain on Victorian Web

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Writing and Rhetoric

CSULA's "A Brief Guide to Online Resources for College Writers"

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Link Pages

Voice of the Shuttle

Jack Lynch's Literary Resources--Theory Site

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Specific Writers

Jane Austen

Jane Austen: the famous Jane Austen Information Page where you can find links to everything

Genealogical Charts for Emma: from the folks at Pemberley

A Calendar for Emma: Ellen Moody's detailed chronology of the events of the novel

Notes and Illustrations on Regency Clothing Styles: again from Pemberley

Emily Brontė

Emily Brontė Page at VictorianWeb: good collection of miscellaneous information

About Haworth in Brontė Country: tourist site for the famed locations of the Yorkshire moors.

Poems by Currer, Acton, & Ellis Bell: real names, the Brontė sisters (Ellis Bell is Emily).

Sublime Anxiety: The Gothic Family and the Outsider: an exhibit from the University of Virginia

LitGothic: an excellent links site

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Page at VictorianWeb: excellent author page from Victorian Web 

The Dickens Page: Mitsuharu Matsuoka's considerable links page; check out some of the interesting items on the Recreational Resources page

Dickens at 200: A page of features published by the Guardian to commemorate the bicentennial of Dickens' birth.

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

Sherlockian.Net: fun site which boasts having "everything the web offers about Sherlock Holmes"

Whodunits and Thrillers: a short note at Victorian Web

George Eliot

George Eliot: Mitsuharu Matsuoka's considerable links page

"George Eliot" by Virginia Woolf: Critical essay by Virginia Woolf on George Eliot.

George Eliot Page at VictorianWeb: excellent author page from Victorian Web 

Middlemarch Page at VictorianWeb: another excellent resource from Victorian Web (worth considerable browsing)

Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell Page at VictorianWeb: excellent author page from Victorian Web

'History of Britain' clip, Victorian era; industrialization: (Youtube) The Victorian era and the advance of technology and industrialization; Mary Barton, a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell 1848.

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy Page at VictorianWeb: excellent author page from Victorian Web

Thomas Hardy Page at the Poetry Foundation: Short bio and some texts and audio on Hardy's poetry.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson Page: a good site by the RLS Society

Robert Louis Stevenson Page at VictorianWeb: excellent author page from Victorian Web 

H. G. Wells

Some Contemporary Pros and Cons: some reviews of The Time Machine

Bibliography Etc. on H. G. Wells: one of many excellent pages developed by Elisa Kay Sparks

time machine cuba by William Gibson

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Overview of the Pre-Raphaelites on Victorian Web

Ideals of Victorian Womanhood (BBC Online)

Founders of the Arts and Crafts Movement 

The William Morris Society

The Rossetti Archive (University of Virginia)

Germ: A Hypermedia Critical Edition, The (University of Virginia)

Visual Imagery and the Depiction of Women (on Rosetti's Goblin Market)

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Aubrey Beardsley, The Pre-Raphaelites, and Victorian Culture on Victorian Web

Oscar Wilde on Victorian Web

The Swinburne Archive (searchable electronic edition of poetry and prose)

The Victorian Seaside (BBC Online)

Sex, Drugs and Music Hall (BBC Online)

"Wilde, Society and Society Drama" (Cary Mazer)

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