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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Victorian Literature

Edited by Juliet John.

P ublished online March 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Hard Times for our Times

Grahame Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Charles Dickens

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 6147 words.

A historical overview of the critical and scholarly examination of Hard Times leads, first, to a scrutiny of the work of key figures such as Ruskin, Shaw, and Leavis. Leavis opens the way...

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Introduction

Peter Otto.

in Multiplying Worlds

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 8305 words.

Following a discussion of the online world, ‘Second Life’, the introduction provides a preliminary survey of the virtual realities of the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-centuries; an...

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Introduction

Kay Yandell.

in Telegraphies

December 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 9560 words.

In nineteenth-century America, Native Americans communicated long distance with smoke signals and Indian sign language to combat U.S. invasions across the American plains. Recently...

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The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture

Edited by Christine Bold.

December 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 744 pages.

What did most people read? Where did they get it? Where did it come from? What were its uses in its readers’ lives? How was it produced and distributed? What were its relations to the wider...

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The Newgate Novel

Lyn Pykett.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online March 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 5499 words.

Newgate novels take their name from the London prison, destroyed by fire in 1780, whose more illustrious or infamous inmates lived on in popular broadsheets and ballads and in The Newgate...

The Periodical Press

Deborah Wynne.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online March 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 5979 words.

The Victorian periodical press offers a rich archive for scholars of Victorian culture, yet it is only in recent decades that periodical studies has emerged as an important area of...

Unitarianism

Ruth Watts.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 10715 words.

Very much a minority religion and often despised by other Christian groups, Unitarianism nevertheless was a potent force in the religious, educational, cultural, social, economic, and...

Feminism

Molly Youngkin.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 15391 words.

Although there is overlap with categories in Oxford Bibliographies entries such as Gender, Sexuality, Homosexuality, and the New Woman, feminism in Victorian literature and culture can be...

Crowdsourced Dickens

Juliet John.

in The Oxford Handbook of Charles Dickens

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 8560 words.

Since the publication of Paul Schlicke’s ground-breaking Dickens and Popular Entertainment in 1985, Dickens’s relationship with popular culture has become an increasingly prominent area of...

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Neo-Victorianism

Jessica Cox.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online April 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 11734 words.

Neo-Victorianism can be divided into two distinct categories: creative works that in some way engage with Victorian literature and culture, and scholarly works that seek to explore the...

Haunting Dickens World

Alison Booth.

in Homes and Haunts

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 13123 words.

This shorter chapter doubles as a conclusion and a synopsis of tourism today through the example of Charles Dickens and Dr Johnson’s museum in London. The narrative includes repeated tours...

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