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Victorian minds

Gertrude Himmelfarb

Victorian minds

by Gertrude Himmelfarb

  • 37 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Peter Smith .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 19th century,
  • Great Britain,
  • Intellectual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatTextbook Binding
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9691341M
    ISBN 100844651176
    ISBN 109780844651170

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Victorian Minds is a study of intellectuals in crisis and of ideologies in transition, rendered with an elegance of style and thought. "Few works that I know convey the excitement of the intellectual life of 19th-century England as immediately.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Additional Physical Format: Online version: Himmelfarb, Gertrude. Victorian minds. Gloucester, Mass.: Peter Smith,© (OCoLC) Document Type. It is true that the Victorians are still meaningful, as Miss Himmelfarb insists in this collection of essays on various British men of letters.

She tends, however, to miss the most relevant points-what was Burke's reaction to industrialization. what was the effect of the Reform Act of ?-but that is a sin of intellectual historians in general. Her specific fault is political tendentiousness.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Victorian minds by Gertrude Himmelfarb,Knopf edition, in English - [1st ed.] Victorian : National Book Foundation > Books > Victorian Minds.

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