The transformation of intellectual life in Victorian England

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StatementT.W. Heyck.
SeriesCroom Helm studies in society and history
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
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Open LibraryOL16476324M
ISBN 100709912064

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Nimmo, Duncan B., ‘Mark Pattison and the dilemma of university examinations’, in MacLeod, Roy (ed.), Days of Judgement: Science, Examinations and the Organization of Knowledge in late Victorian England (Driffield: Nafferton Books, ), pp. –   The pages of these history books have been prepared using machinery and are glued together instead of being sewn by hand.

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Daily life in Victorian England / by. The nineteenth century saw greater changes than any previous era: in the ways nations and societies were organized, in scientific knowledge, and in nonreligious intellectual development.

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The Victorian periodical press: samplings and soundings (Leicester, ). Heyck, T. W., The transformation of intellectual life in Victorian England (London, ) is useful for understanding the broader intellectual context.

First published in Readers of Victorian literature, both poetry and prose, are constantly aware of a powerful undercurrent of change - political, social, and intellectual - which determines the shape of the literature being produced.

Hyeck (). The Transformation of Intellectual Life in Victorian England. London, Croom Helm. pp. This is an important book for students of Victorian cultural history, and it has particular relevance also for students of the history of higher education with interests in the development of the idea of the modern English.

The Metaphysical Society was founded in at the instigation of James Knowles (editor of the Contemporary Review and then of the Nineteenth Century) with a view to 'collect, arrange, and diffuse Knowledge (whether objective or subjective) of mental and moral phenomena' (first resolution of the society in April ).

The Society was a private dining and debate club that5/5(1). The Metaphysical Society () Intellectual Life in Mid-Victorian England zigut 0 Comments The Metaphysical Society () - Catherine Marshall. Although the Victorian era was a period of extreme social inequality, industrialisation brought about rapid changes in everyday life that affected all classes.

Family life, epitomised by the young Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their nine children, was enthusiastically idealised. The Transformation of Intellectual Life in Victorian England. London: Croom Helm, Oxford don Charles Appleton founded The Academy in as an Arnoldian forum for intellectual and high cultural pronouncements, one that would encourage scientific and disinterested scholarship in the German style.

The title of the journal indicated its. In the Victorian period English universities were transformed beyond recognition, and the modern academic profession began to take shape.

Mark Pattison was one of the foremost Oxford dons in this crucial period, and articulated a distinctive vision of the academic's vocation frequently at odds with those of his contemporaries.

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Building on the tradition of the Cambridge Apostles, the founding members elected talented men from across the Victorian intellectual spectrum: bishops, one. It's set inso definitely not Victorian." I removed it, along with a number of books by authors actually living in Victorian England and writing about their own time (i.e., books not qualifying as "historical fiction") -- most notably, Charles Dickens -- and David Liss's "Benjamin Weaver" series (set in 18th, not 19th century London).

If we could travel through time to Victorian England, we would be amazed to find striking illustrations of nature in the sensationalist tabloids of the epoch.

Among them there were some known as science gossip. On their pages, rigorous drawings coexisted with impossible creatures, like one unusual half-dog/half-human specimen. Close mobile search navigation. Article navigation. Vol Issue 2. The basic quality of the daily life for people in Victorian England rested on an underlying structure determined by social class and shaped by traditional ways of life in the country, town and city English society in the nineteenth century was still highly stratified, although some of the old class distinctions were beginning to blur by the end.

If it had been the Queen and not Prince Albert who died inthe process of English history would have been easier to apprehend. The long life of the Sovereign, the long careers of her most famous subjects, created an illusion which the word Victorian enshrines.

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