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Edwardian

denoting, relating to, or having the style of life, architecture, dress, etc., current in Britain during the reign (1901--10) of Edward VII (1841--1910)
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Dale Hoak's chapter pursues quasi-republican ideas back to the Edwardian period and to the Duke of Somerset's regency council.
The boom time for Anglo Saxon daring-do was the late Victorian and Edwardian period, when both the empire and heroic individualism were sources of pride.
Coss concurs with Andrew Ayton's view that the Edwardian period saw the '"re-militarisation' of the gentle-born" (p.
It happened in the late Edwardian period preceding the First World War, and the revitalization of eschatological theology was an expression of a wider crisis in society and culture.
As I demonstrated, Wells followed Huxley's lead during the late-Victorian and Edwardian period, devising social policy based on the "minimum standard" (Mankind in the Making 108), a rejection of "Race Prejudice" (381), and the advocacy of the "Endowment of Motherhood" (An Englishman Looks at the Worm 229).
In order to substantiate his claim for the existence of a London written culture during the Edwardian period, Hanna has had to define a textual corpus with direct metropolitan associations.
Sherlock Holmes was, of course, essentially a figure of the 1880s, and 90s, but his foothold in the Edwardian period was assured by the appearance in the Strand Magazine, in 1901-2, of The Hound of the Baskervilles, and in 1903-4 of The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
Viv Gardner hints at such readings in her general introduction to the collection, organized under thematic captions: "The New Woman," "The Theatre," "Marriage," "Motherhood," and "Work." Aimed at the undergraduate and graduate reader--the normative audiences for such anthologies--these brief discussions suggest a re-writing of the "new woman" through the history of feminist reform running from the 1869 Endowed School Act forward to the Edwardian period. Not only does such a brief history of feminist activism begin to suggest a relation between theatre and politics during this period but also it provides the student (and the scholar) with valuable contextualizing information to be pursued with the help of the brief bibliography provided at the conclusion of the introduction.
He admits that fifty years separate the births of Rupert Brooke and Thomas Hardy, but affirms that 'they nevertheless share characteristics that are common to the Edwardian period'.
When combined with a nominal wage index, the revision converts a slight fall in employment real income during the Edwardian period into a slight rise and is more consistent with output indexes.
However, the experiments of the Edwardian period were also yielding interesting fruit.
To book, please call 029 2075 4657 or email hello@forl.wales | |The South Wales Postcard Club holds its first meeting of the new season on Thursday at Ararat Church, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1PT, at 7pm when the speaker will be Geoffrey Evans, and his talk will be entitled "Luxury Steam Yachts" of the period when the humble postcard started to grow considerably during the Edwardian period and onwards.