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About the Victorian Era

  • Victorian: Topic Page
    Period of mid- and late- 19th century in England, covering the reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1901. MORE


  • Detective Fiction: Topic Page
    Genre of novel or short story in which a mystery is solved mainly by the action of a professional or amateur detective. MORE
  • Historical Novel: Topic Page
    Genre of fictional prose narrative set in the past. MORE
  • Mystery: Topic Page
    Or mystery story, literary genre in which the cause (or causes) of a mysterious happening, often a crime, is gradually revealed by the hero or heroine. MORE
  • Poetry: Topic Page
    Imaginative literary form, particularly suitable for describing emotions and thoughts. MORE
  • Romance: Topic Page
    In literature, tales of love and chivalric adventure, in verse or prose, that became popular in France about 1200 and spread throughout Europe. MORE
  • Science Fiction: Topic Page
    Literary genre in which a background of science or pseudoscience is an integral part of the story. MORE
  • Short Story: Topic Page
    Short work of prose fiction, usually consisting of between 500 and 10,000 words, which typically either sets up and resolves a single narrative point or depicts a mood or an atmosphere. MORE


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