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“THE SUN NEVER SETS
ON
THE BRITISH EMPIRE”
- Roby Vincent
The Victorian Period: 1833-1901
ARISE ROBY
Queen Victoria’s Reign
• 1837-1901
• Booming economy
• Rapid expansion
• Growth of two classes
– Industrial working class
...
Victorian England
• Parent of the modern
• Sense of social
responsibility
• Common connotations:
– Prudish
– Repressed
– O...
Modern Beginnings
• Science and technology
– Invented the modern idea of invention
• Religion
– Great age of doubt
• Ideol...
Social Responsibility
• Victorians confident in
humanity’s ability to
better itself
• Reformers had great faith
that hard ...
Industrial Revolution
• Textiles, railroads, steel
• Changes in the making of
goods
• Created profound
economic and social...
Etiquette and Manners
• Influences on public
behavior
– Social background
– Religious beliefs
– Ethnic heritage
– Geograph...
Courting & Marriage
• Dating was not free
and unregulated
• Couples had to follow
strict rules in all
aspects of their
rel...
Victorian Women
• “The Woman Question”
• Industry created new
opportunities and
challenges for women
• Recruited to work i...
Victorian Literature
• Poetry
– A large and diverse body of poetry
– Tennyson, the Brownings, Kipling, Hardy
• Drama
– At ...
Victorian Thinkers
• Romanticism
– Vestige of Romantic
Era
– Value in the individual
– Romantic view of
nature
– Optimism ...
Victorian Thinkers
• Realism
– Reaction to
romanticism
– Describes the
common, the average,
the everyday
– Writing centere...
Victorian Thinkers
• Naturalism
– Basic assumption:
everything real exists
in nature
– Strives to be objective
in the pres...
Victorian Thinkers
• Aestheticism
– aka Anti-Realists
– Art has no utility (“art
for art’s sake”)
– Separation of art and
...
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  1. 1. “THE SUN NEVER SETS ON THE BRITISH EMPIRE” - Roby Vincent The Victorian Period: 1833-1901 ARISE ROBY
  2. 2. Queen Victoria’s Reign • 1837-1901 • Booming economy • Rapid expansion • Growth of two classes – Industrial working class – Modern middle class • Imperialist Urge • Expansion of British Empire ARISE ROBY
  3. 3. Victorian England • Parent of the modern • Sense of social responsibility • Common connotations: – Prudish – Repressed – Old fashioned • Considered second English Renaissance – Expansion of wealth, power, and culture ARISE ROBY
  4. 4. Modern Beginnings • Science and technology – Invented the modern idea of invention • Religion – Great age of doubt • Ideology, politics, and society – Democracy, feminism, unionization of workers, socialism & other “modern” movements took form ARISE ROBY
  5. 5. Social Responsibility • Victorians confident in humanity’s ability to better itself • Reformers had great faith that hard work could make all right • Writers exposed problems of manufacturing economy • Two key issues: trade policy & electoral reform ARISE ROBY
  6. 6. Industrial Revolution • Textiles, railroads, steel • Changes in the making of goods • Created profound economic and social changes • Migration to industrial towns • Wages were low and hours long • Stirred conflicting feelings ARISE ROBY
  7. 7. Etiquette and Manners • Influences on public behavior – Social background – Religious beliefs – Ethnic heritage – Geography – Profession – Wealth • Victorian Videos: – Dance: http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=FLV-WQfc8VQ – How to buy a book: http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=_WSrtNGQAmo – Manners: http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=jM9rAH4JnlY ARISE ROBY
  8. 8. Courting & Marriage • Dating was not free and unregulated • Couples had to follow strict rules in all aspects of their relationships • Young ladies would use fans to communicate with gentlemen ARISE ROBY
  9. 9. Victorian Women • “The Woman Question” • Industry created new opportunities and challenges for women • Recruited to work in factories • Unable to vote until 1918 • Chastity and innocence imperative • Educated in social living and decorum ARISE ROBY
  10. 10. Victorian Literature • Poetry – A large and diverse body of poetry – Tennyson, the Brownings, Kipling, Hardy • Drama – At first playhouses few in number, but by end of century, theater showed some sparkle – Oscar Wilde • Fiction – Novels became popular – Bronte sisters, Charles Dickens ARISE ROBY
  11. 11. Victorian Thinkers • Romanticism – Vestige of Romantic Era – Value in the individual – Romantic view of nature – Optimism associated with radical reform – Seeks to find the Absolute and the Ideal by transcending the actual Tennyson ARISE ROBY
  12. 12. Victorian Thinkers • Realism – Reaction to romanticism – Describes the common, the average, the everyday – Writing centered on characters & common actions of middle-class society – Finds values in the actual Rudyard Kipling ARISE ROBY
  13. 13. Victorian Thinkers • Naturalism – Basic assumption: everything real exists in nature – Strives to be objective in the presentation of material – Humans seen as victims of destiny or fate – Humans driven by fundamental urges Thomas Hardy ARISE ROBY
  14. 14. Victorian Thinkers • Aestheticism – aka Anti-Realists – Art has no utility (“art for art’s sake”) – Separation of art and morality – The study of the beautiful in nature, art, and literature Oscar Wilde ARISE ROBY

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