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The Victorian frame of mind, 1830-1870

The Victorian frame of mind, 1830-1870

Author: Walter E Houghton
Publisher: New Haven : Published for Wellesley College by Yale University Press, [1985?], ©1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work carefully scrutinizes the emotional and intellectual attitudes of the Victorian era.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter E Houghton
ISBN: 9780300001228 0300001223
OCLC Number: 16820228
Awards: Christian Gauss Award of Phi Beta Kappa, 1957
Description: xvii, 467 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Character of the age --
Optimism --
Anxiety --
The Critical spirit --
and the will to believe --
Anti-intellectualism --
Dogmatism --
Rigidity --
The commercial spirit --
The worship of force --
Earnestness --
Enthusiasm --
Hero worship --
Love --
Responsibility: by Walter E. Houghton.


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