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  • I like Rathbone’s Holmes – upright, English, ascetic, with a hint of paralyzing neuroses kept at bay with steely resolve – but that has much to do with the idea of Victorian England, the calm and decent place.

    The Bleat.

  • But too often they are uninterested in the ways in which individual freedoms were constrained in the service of democracy, and how, despite its place as the “capital of liberty,” America developed a national culture that was more sexually restrained and work obsessed than Victorian England.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • In Victorian England, supposedly uniform in its prim rectitude, Robert Louis Stevenson produced a remarkably sympathetic account of a man's descent into mindless gratification and depravity.

    Decadent Writing Of the 19th Century

  • It opens in Victorian England -- with every cruelty and affectation in place.

    Fern Siegel: Stage Door: Catch Me If You Can, Peter and the Starcatcher, Urge For Going

  • In Victorian England, where sacred oratorios were preferred to what it viewed as an exotic Italian import best sung in that language, Sullivan completed only one grand opera, "Ivanhoe" 1891.

    Gilbert & Sullivan, Parody's Patresfamilias

  • JACK THE RIPPER THROUGH A WIDER LENS Halloween comes early to Philadelphia's Drexel University: Conferees will take a stab at Victorian England's view of insanity, the policing of the 1888 London crimes and other topics.

    Ideas Calendar: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

  • This question was always in the back of my mind during the seven years I immersed myself in researching the extremes that typified Victorian England.

    Deborah Swiss: Mid-life Mothers Parent the Planet

  • Middle earth, a tangible rainbow, flight and Victorian England with unlimited space at a manageable weight.

    Al Baio: Dreamin' of the Usual: A Backpack!

  • Many characters parade through the pages of this examination of sexual doings among the illuminati of Victorian England, but two occupy center stage.

    Deborah Lutz's "Pleasure Bound," on Victorian sex rebels

  • The traditional hunting grounds for British historical novelists — World War I, Victorian England, the Napoleonic Wars — are filled with original material against which everything can be measured for verisimilitude.

    Mongols on the Moskva


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