The Victorian Age was replete with a rich tapestry of authors, playwrights, painters, poets, and other artists and artistes of all kinds; it thus provides a never-ending wealth of new material for our understanding and interpretation of this singular age.
To locate leads as to the whereabouts and activities at the Dickens Fair of such luminaries as, Poe, Kipling, and others, all one must do is pay a visit to the Adventurers’ Club, where, cheek-by-jowl with the age’s literary celebrities, one may chance upon many other famous characters of the time!
Here is just a sample of online reading resources for some of the noteworthy authors of the time:
- Jules Verne
- E.A. Poe
- Rudyard Kipling
- Charlotte Brontë
- Emily Brontë
- Mary Shelley
Other interesting books of note:
- What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist - the Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century England