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Victorian

1. denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in England during the reign of Queen Victoria, characterized by massive construction and elaborate ornamentation
2. of or relating to Victoria (the state or any of the cities)

Victorian

(1837–1901)
Any style used during the reign of Queen Victoria typical styles of the period include Eastlake, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, and Richardsonian Romanesque.

Victorian

one reflecting an unshaken confidence in piety and temperance, as during Queen Victoria’s reign. [Am. and Br. Usage: Misc.]
See: Prudery
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The Victorian theme goes further than a few costumes as there will be Victorian entertainment including steam engines and barrel organs as well as an authentic Victorian pub.
More than 130,000 Victorian households will automatically save between $310 and $450 per year from 1 July when they are switched to the Victorian Default Offer from their current costly standing offers.
Now in its 11th year, the Victorian Society's biggest annual campaign encourages people across the UK to nominate Victorian buildings in their area they feel are under threat, whether from neglect, insensitive redevelopment or even demolition.
All the articles collected in this volume comprise analyses of contemporary texts of different genres, ranging from novels and films to digital rewritings, which share a self-conscious engagement with diverse aspects of Victorian discourses, but which also reflect upon how processes of repossession can shed light on how to make sense of our contemporary reality.
Oblivious to the popular appeal of Victorian comedy and farce and their inherent potential for revealing the intricate links in the triangular relations between dramatists, society and spectators, scholars have until very recently been reticent to seriously consider Victorian burlesque, an immensely popular form at the time but all too often ignored in academic criticism.
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Around 50 guests, including members of the Victorian Society, Hortons' Estate and those who have worked on the restoration project, attended the event.
The publication of these two collections of essays on Victorian literature and culture demonstrate that the field and the era remain vital as complex loci of scholarly endeavor and insights into the nineteenth century and its impact on the present.
Chapter two from Bernard Lightman and Bennett Zon's coedited Evolution and Victorian Culture (Cambridge Univ.
The museum, in County Durham, will offer free entry to anyone who visits in Victorian dress during the event.
Jennifer Esmail's monograph Reading Victorian Deafness: Signs and Sounds in Victorian Literature and Culture is clad with an impressive array of testimonies on its back cover from leading authorities in fields such as nineteenth-century literature, visual culture, the senses and disability--namely Lennard J.

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