Makers of Nineteenth Century Culture

1st Edition

Justin Wintle Esq, Justin Wintle

Routledge
Published October 4, 2001
Reference - 736 Pages
ISBN 9780415265843 - CAT# RU23467

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Summary

This volume provides a critical examination of the lives and works of the leading novelists, poets, dramatists, artists, philosophers, social thinkers, mathematicians and scientists of the period. The subjects are assessed in the light of their cultural importance, and each entry is deliberately interpretative, making this work both an essential reference tool and an engaging collection of essays.
Figures covered include: Marx, Wagner,Darwin, Malthus, Balzac, Jane Austen, Nietzsche, Babbage, Edgar Allan Poe, Ruskin, Schleiermacher, Herbert Spencer, Harriet Martineau and Oscar Wilde.

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