Charles Dickens to Mark Twain Show Striking Victorian Influence

Charles Dickens to Mark Twain Show Striking Victorian Influence

Scholars disagree on the exact dates of the Victorian era of literature, but most accept 1837 to 1901, the reign of Queen Victoria, for whom it is named. Writers of the period focused on the upheaval industrialization caused in English life. The economy became global, an entrepreneurial middle class had arisen, and poverty was rampant. […]