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Victorian Web provides a feast of literature, history and culture in the age of Victoria

Charles Dickens was not the only writer from this literary period (1837-1901) to become a mainstay of todays favorite authors.  Dickens wrote the most famous Christmas ghost story, A Christmas Carol (1843), and also a Christmas fairy story intended to be read aloud on winter evenings, The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy-tale of Home (1846).

Explore the Victorian Web.
                The site includes a timeline, authors, discussion of the literary canon, literary techniques, genres and modes, Victorian serials, and literary convergences. 

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