Victorian architecture

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a style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria

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The houses of Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-96) and Mark Twain (1835-1910) stand side by side, fine examples of American Victorian architecture and custodians of the reputation of two of America's most revered literary giants.
By weaving the history of the country itself into the life of the man and the making of buildings, he has created an absorbing portrait of the American Victorian world.
Compared to the relative silence about children's fears in the American Victorian parental guidance literature, as observed by Stearns and Haggerty, the Dutch experts of the second half of the nineteenth century were even more reticent about this and other children's emotions.
The essays in this special issue seek to counter the separation of Victorian British and Modern American poetry that issued from the nineteenth century, restoring to view the transatlantic impulse of American Victorian poetry.
Her paper provides a useful framework for this review of The Sea-Fairies, a choral work for women's voices composed by Amy Beach (1867-1944), a prominent American Victorian woman composer, to a text by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), an even more prominent older English Victorian male poet.
(59.) See, for instance, Carl Degler, At Odds; Mabel Collins Donelly; The American Victorian Woman; Lee Virginia Chambers-Schiller, Liberty, A Better Husband.
If the American Victorian seems overly visible in this study, the American Civil War does not.
Activities take place at the American Victorian Museum.
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