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Major Victorian Novelist

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Pandya ppt 6

  1. 1. TOPIC :- WRITE NOT ON MAJOR VICTORIAN NOVELIST  NAME :- Pandya Dharmishtha D.  CLASS:- M.A. Part-1 (Sem-2)  ROLL NO.:- 24  YEAR :- 2016  PAPER NO.:- 6 (The Victorian Literature)  SUBMITTED:- Department of English
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION:-  The Victorian era was a period of immense social, political and religious change, but few realize that it is the period in which “the novel” truly emerged.  Background and Feature of the age :-  An Era of peace  Conflict between Science and Religious  The Revolt  Material Develop  The Achievement of the Age  Like many Victorian Novelist;
  3. 3.  Novelist, poet,  Born on 1818, Thornton, West Yorkshire, England.  Emily was the fifth of the six children of Patrick Bronte.  Emily created the breakaway island with her younger sister Anne survive poems about this fantasy world shoe the influence of Wordsworth, Walter Scott and Byron.
  4. 4.  ANNE BRONTE :-  Best known for her novel “Wuthering Heights” (1847), Emily was also write over 200 poems which her sister Charlotte thought had, ‘a peculiar music-wild, melancholy, and elevating.’  Emily’s death, aged 30, from tuberculosis in December 1848.  She was younger sister of Emily Bronte.  She’s famous work: 1) “Agnes Gray” (1847) 2) “The Tenant of wild fell Hall”(1848).
  5. 5.  CHARLOTTE BRONTE :-  Novelist,  Born on 1816 Thornton, West Yorkshire, England.  She was third of six children of Patrick Bronte.  Charlotte was only five in 1821 when her mother Maria died.
  6. 6.  Charlotte’s famous novel:  Jane Eyre (1847)  Shirley (1849)  Villette (1853)  The Professor (1857).  Most famous for her passionate novel Jane Eyre.  died aged 38 on 31 March 1855.
  7. 7. CHARLES DICKENS  Novelist, journalist.  He was born in Portsmouth on 7 February 1812, son of John Dickens, and he was married Elizabeth.  Charles Dickens is perhaps as famous today as he was in his lifetime, the author of 15 novels, five novellas, and countless stories and essays,  His famous work:  ‘The Pickwick papers’ (1836) his first novel. The novel’s main character Samuel Pickwick, written for the publication as serial.  ‘Oliver Twist’ (1838), subtitle ‘The Parish Boy’s progress’, is the second novel.  Social novel
  8. 8.  The semi-comedic ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ (1839).  Dickens soon graduated to writing the complex and resonant masterpieces that ‘David Copperfield’ (1850), story from childhood to maturity.  ‘Bleak House’ (1853),  ‘Great Expectations’ (1861) and  ‘Our Mutual Friend’ (1865).  He died of a stroke in 1870, leaving The Mystery of Edwin Drood unfinished.
  9. 9.  GEORGE ELIOT  Novelist, journalist.  Born on 1819, Chilver Coton, England.  George Eliot was the pen name of the novelist Mary Ann Evans.  Leading writer of the age.  Her published work:  ‘Adam Bede followed’ in 1859,is her first novel and a full length novel.  ‘The Millon the Floss’ in 1860, is partly autobiographical story.
  10. 10.  ‘Silas Marner: the weaver of reveloe’ (1861), a short story of village life.  Her most famous book: -‘Middlemarch’, was published in eight instalment from in 1871 to 1872, a study of provincial life.  Died in 1880, Chelsea, England.
  11. 11. ELIZABETH GASKELL  Novelist, journalist.  Born on 1810, Chelsea, London, England. After her mother died in 1811.  The novelist Elizabeth Gaskell is now best-known as the author of ‘Cranford and North and South’, and the biographer of her friend Charlotte Bronte.  Her greatest books were written in reaction to the industrialization of Manchester.  In January 1853 she published the controversial ‘Ruth’, the story of a seduced seamstress.  She was still working on ‘Wives and Daughters’, a humorous coming-of-age tale, when she died suddenly of a heart attack on 12 November 1865.
  12. 12.  Novelist, poet.  Born on 1840, Stinsford, Dorset, England.  Thomas Hardy is perhaps most famous for his powerfully visual novels.  He wrote in his spare time until the success of ‘Far From The Madding Crowd’ (1874). He could then give up architecture for writing, and marry Emma Gifford, whom he had met in Cornwall in 1870.
  13. 13.  Between 1874 and 1895, he wrote over a dozen novels and collections of stories, including  ‘The Return of the Native’ (1878),  ‘ The Mayor of Casterbridge’ (1886) and ‘  Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891).  After the adverse reception of the savagely bleak ‘Jude the Obscure’ (1895) he turned to poetry, which he continued to write and publish throughout the rest of his life.  He died at Max Gate on 11 January, 1928, the house in Dorchester, England.

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