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Matthew Arnold, Victorian poet, essayist, and cultural critic.

Morality by Matthew Arnold

Morality By Matthew Arnold We cannot kindle when we will The fire which in the heart resides; The spirit bloweth and is still, In mystery our soul abides. But tasks in hours of insight...

The Jumblies by Edward Lear

THE JUMBLIES by Edward Lear I. They went to sea in a Sieve, they did, In a Sieve they went to sea: In spite of all their friends could say, On a winter’s morn,...

Victorian Art

These artists of the Victorian era reflected some of the same artistic ideas as the writers of the period, such as Oscar Wilde. Click on each work of art below to see it in...

Victorian/Modern Comparison by Melba Cuddy-Keane

Victorian/Modern Comparison by Dr. Melba Cuddy-Keane An exercise in relational definition: Early comparisons between the Victorian novel and the modernist novel set up the following binaries: (Compare the later binary oppositions posited between the...