Presentation on theme: "Sasha ; Priit ; Tessa. Poetry 1833- Alfred, Lord Tennyson, begins writing long poem In Memoriam 1850- Elizabeth Barrett Browning publishes love poems."— Presentation transcript:
Poetry 1833- Alfred, Lord Tennyson, begins writing long poem In Memoriam 1850- Elizabeth Barrett Browning publishes love poems Sonnets from the Portuguese 1868 - Gerard Manley Hopkins enters Jesuit religious order and stops writing poetry 1875 - Hopkins resumes writing poetry Other Literature 1843- Charles Dickens publishes short novel A Christmas Carol 1847- Charlotte Brontë publishes Jane Eyre; sister Emily publishes Wuthering Heights 1860- Dickens publishes first magazine installment of Great Expectations 1861- George Eliot publishes Silas Marner 1865- Lewis Carroll publishes Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 1883- Robert Louis Stevenson publishes adventure novel Treasure Island 1887- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle publishes A Study in Scarlet, introducing detective Sherlock Holmes 1891- Thomas Hardy publishes Tess of the D’Urbervilles; Oscar Wilde’s novel, A Picture of Dorian Gray, shocks Victorian England with its theme of corruption of wealth 1895- H.G. Wells publishes landmark science fiction novel The Time Machine 1901- Kipling publishes novel Kim, detailing life in India
1833- Factory Act bans factory work for children under nine; slavery abolished in British Empire. 1837- William IV dies and is succeeded by 18 yr old niece Victoria, ushering in Britain’s age of greatest prosperity. 1842- Opium War with china settled, with Britain claiming Hong Kong. 1845- Irish potato famine begins, killing more than a million people. (to 1851) 1848- University of London grants admission to women students. Opium War-1842 Prince Albert Crimean War; in which Britain, Turkey, France, and Austria fight Russia. 1859- Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. 1860- Florence Nightingale founds school for nurses. 1861- Prince Albert Dies. 1867- Reform Bill doubles number of voters by including working-class men. 1870- Local governments establish public schools; Married Women’s Act gives women economical rights.
Political 1848 - Nationalist uprisings in EU, Marx/Engels publish Communist Manifesto 1884 - Berlin Conference to Divide Africa between EU nations Social/Economic advances 1844 - First Long Distance Telegraph (Sam Morse) 1869 - Suez Canal opens 1874 - Graham Bell invents Telephone 1879 - Edison's practical light bulb 1896 - First Olympic Games since old Greek city-states 2k years ago Independence/Rights movements Taiping Rebellion in China in 1850-1864 to overthrow Qing Dynasty 1861 - Civil War in the United States – Alexander II frees serfs in Russia 1876 - Independent Korea 1898 - Spanish – American War from American interventions in Spanish Philippines and Cuban Independence