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Community Post: 55 Steampunk Reads For The Holiday

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Best Books of 2014 - How To Be A Victorian: A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide To Victorian Life

Perhaps it is not my usual favorite vehicle for detail (fiction) but this book about the everyday life of a Victorian is sure to enrich my gluttonous appetite for antique customs and curiosities.

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The 50 Greatest British Novels of the 19th Century

I think Ann Bronte is tremendously overlooked and under-rated. (As I understand it, Anne Bronte's sister, Charlotte tried to suppress Anne's writing out of jealousy.) A slightly slow start but then it was a page-turner. I really enjoyed it.

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime.[1] A collection of her last poems was published by her husband, Robert Browning, shortly after her death.

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Portrait of a group of young ladies, ca. 1880 Part of the Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American collection Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Manuscript Library

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Art from the Romantic era was similar to literature in that it depicted everyday scenes and were more interpretive than art of earlier time periods.

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