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The victorian era[1]

  1. 1. TheVictorianEra An Age of Change… An Age of Contrast…A Background to Victorian Literature Ada Villalba, Mariana Fiorito
  2. 2. Queen Victoria ruled theBritish Empire for 64 years(1837-1901) The “civilizing mission of the Anglo-Saxon race” ruled the expansion of British control…
  3. 3. … raw materials from the colonies… … finished products to the colonies…
  4. 4. from confidence andoptimism leadingto prosperity… … to uncertainty and doubt regarding Britain’s place in the world…
  5. 5. An age when…
  6. 6. … the Industrial Revolution marked a major turning point in history, greatly affecting the social, economic and cultural conditions of people’s lives…… idyllic rural Englandlost its charm toindustrialized urban England…
  7. 7. … Romanticism became the voice of revolutionat the beginning of the 19th century and thevoice of the establishment at the end of it… (*) the cradle of the working classes… the triumph of the bourgeoisie…
  8. 8. … Positivism measured everything and denied intuition…… Utilitarianism proclaimed that what is useful is good… … Victorians believed in the perfection of their evolved, representative government…
  9. 9. … workers lived and worked under appalling and dangerous conditions… … Unionism was born…
  10. 10. … children were employed in factories and mines… … but then children began to read and write…
  11. 11. … education was based on facts and classrooms were grim places… … schools provided for the industrial model…
  12. 12. … a woman was the “angel of the house”, and a prisoner… … many women became part of the workforce… feminist ideas began to spread and theuffragettes began to fight for women’s rights…
  13. 13. … Victorian morality imposed restraint and worshipped family life...… yet hidwidespread adulteryand prostitution…
  14. 14. … the Great Exhibition made Britain’s superiorityclear to the world …and Britain sought to provide the world with thehope of a better future thanks to technology…
  15. 15. … Victorian explorers and missionaries went to Africa to create new ways of seeing the world… through British eyes…
  16. 16. … Victorians experienced agreat deal of religious doubt… … the aristocratic High Church Movement was challenged by the arrival of the Evangelicals and the Salvation Army…
  17. 17. … Science and Religion clashed asDarwin raised controversy by challenging thereligious view of the evolution of man…
  18. 18. … the rebellious Pre-Raphaelitesdefied art conventions andshook the Victorian artworld…
  19. 19. … the extremely ornate and cluttered Victorian decoration gave way to the Arts & Crafts Movement and aimed at reviving the traditional, simpler, craft skills…
  20. 20. … entertainment for the poor included boxing, gambling, dog races and fairs… … and entertainment for the wealthy included foxhunting, cricket, theatre going, dance halls and the circus...
  21. 21. The Victorian Era left no aspect of life untouched…
  22. 22. … How did Victorian writersreflect that changing, complex, paradoxical age?
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