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Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, or more commonly known in modern literature as Elizabeth Barrett Browning, was an English poet during the Romantic Movement of the 18th century. As a child, Barrett was homeschooled as the eldest of twelve children and her…

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This a hardback maroon colored book with gold plated pages. There is a small missing patch on the spine.Washington dedicated this book to his wife, Mrs. Margaret James Washington, and brother, Mr. John H. Washington. There are seventeen chapters.This…

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Cranford is a collection of satirical stories about life in the countryside in Victorian-era England. It was initially published in 1853 as a full novel, though before this it was published serially in Household Words, which was edited by Charles…

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Jane Eyre - Covers, Endpapers, & Fullpage Proof Lithographs is a collection of lithographs that were inspired by Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre. The book contains numerous lithographs that illustrate certain scenes from the novel, in total…

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Originally printed in a series of three volumes in 1818, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a fictional tale of a scientist, named Victor Frankenstein, who creates life by using a mixture of science and alchemy. The unnamed creature flees from his…

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Reverend Thomas Francklin was a Church-educated man, training to be a minister in England. While he was a great playwright, he was disliked by his peers for different reasons. Despite this dislike, it could not be denied that many of his translations…

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Published in 1803, George Ellis’ edited collection of poems reflects his cultural identity in that he grouped the poems by English monarchic reign. The collection of poems in Volume II is organized according to these four monarchs: Henry VIII,…

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Henry Mayhew created this piece of Victorian journalism in which he detailed the conditions of the people working in London. The project began as a series of articles in London’s Morning Chronicle. Mayhew collected and published his essays in three…

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Bleak House is one of Dickens’ most famous novels. Bleak House centers around a legal dispute known as Jarndyce and Jarndyce. Readers are introduced to a panoply of characters, each of whom is shown to have some connection to the case in one way or…

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a widely popular and classic children's tale written by the renowned English author Lewis Carroll. The famous novel follows a curious young girl named Alice, who meets various colorful and eccentric characters in a…
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