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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in Eighteen Volumes (1907–21).
Volume XIII. The Victorian Age, Part One.

Table of Principal Dates.



1795 Carlyle born.
1802–85 Victor Hugo.
1803–70 Dumas.
1804–69 Sainte-Beuve.
1809 Tennyson born.
1811 Thackeray born.
1812 Robert Browning born.
1812 Dickens born.
1822 J. G. Lockhart’s Adam Blair.
1824–32 Our Village.
1826 Vivian Grey.
1827 The Christian Year.
1830–2 The Reform Bill.
1830–7 William IV.
1833 Browning’s Pauline.
1833–8 Sartor Resartus.
1834 The Last Days of Pompeii.
1835 Paracelsus.
1836 Pickwick Papers.
1837 Carlyle’s French Revolution.
1837 Browning’s Strafford.
1837 Henrietta Temple.
1837 Accession of Queen Victoria.
1837–8 Oliver Twist.
1838 Guest’s History of English Rhythms.
1838–9 Nicholas Nickleby.
1839 Bailey’s Festus.
1840 Sordello.
1841 Carlyle’s Heroes.
1841–6 Bells and Pomegranates.
1842 Macaulay’s Lays.
1842 Poems by Tennyson.
1843 Past and Present.
1844 Barry Lyndon.
1844 Coningsby.
1845 The “Bon Gaultier” ballads.
1845 Thackeray’s Jeames’s Diary.
1846 Thackeray’s Snobs.
1847 Mrs. Browning’s Sonnets.
1847 Jane Eyre.
1847 The Princess.
1847–8 Vanity Fair.
1848 Clough’s Bothie of Toper-na-Fuosich.
1848 Mary Barton.
1849 Shirley.
1849–50 David Copperfield.
1850 Death of Balzac.
1850 In Memoriam.
1850 The Blessed Damozel.
1850 The Germ.
1850 Wuthering Heights.
1851 Casa Guidi Windows.
1851 Death of Turner.
1852 Esmond.
1853 Cranford.
1853 Hypatia.
1853 The Heir of Redclyffe.
1853 Poems by Matthew Arnold.
1853–5 The Newcomes.
1853–6 The Crimean war.
1854–6 Patmore’s Angel in the House.
1855 North and South.
1855 Maud.
1855 Men and Women.
1855 Westward Ho!
1856 Death of Heine.
1856 It is never too late to mend.
1856 John Halifax, Gentleman.
1857 Barchester Towers.
1857 Aurora Leigh.
1857 Two Years Ago.
1857 G. A. Lawrence’s Guy Livingstone.
1857–8 Indian mutiny.
1858 Christmas Eve and Easter Day.
1858 Morris’s Defence of Guenevere.
1858 Scenes of Clerical Life.
1858 ff. Procter’s Legends and Lyrics.
1859 Adam Bede.
1859 FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
1859 Henry Kingsley’s Geoffrey Hamlyn.
1859 The Ordeal of Richard Feverel.
1859 ff. Idylls of the King.
1859–60 Dion Boucicault’s The Colleen Bawn.
1860 The Mill on the Floss.
1860 The Woman in White.
1861 Silas Marner.
1861 East Lynne.
1862 Lady Audley’s Secret.
1862 Calverley’s Verses and Translations.
1863 Death of Thackeray.
1863 Lear’s Book of Nonsense.
1863 Poems by Jean Ingelow.
1863 Romola.
1863 ff. Ashworth’s Strange Tales.
1864 Roundell Palmer’s Book of Praise.
1864 Dramatis Personae.
1864 James Payn’s Lost Sir Massingberd.
1864 T. W. Roberston’s David Garrick.
1864–6 Wives and Daughters.
1865 Atalanta in Calydon.
1865 Matthew Arnold’s Essays in Criticism.
1866 Alice in Wonderland.
1866 Newman’s Dream of St. Gerontius.
1866 “Ouida’s” Chandos.
1866 Swinburne’s Poems and Ballads.
1867 Morris’s Life and Death of Jason.
1867 T. W. Robertson’s Caste.
1867 Myers’s St. Paul.
1868 Macdonald’s Robert Falconer.
1868–9 The Ring and the Book.
1868–70 The Earthly Paradise.
1869 Lorna Doone.
1870 Death of Dickens.
1870 Lothair.
1870 Poems by Rossetti.
1870–1 Franco-Prussian war.
1871 Philip Bourke Marston’s Songtide.
1871–2 Middlemarch.
1872 Butler’s Erewhon.
1872 W. G. Wills’s Charles the First.
1873 Matthew Arnold’s Literature and Dogma.
1874–80 Thomson’s City of Dreadful Night.
1875 Gilbert’s comic operas begin.
1877 Morris’s Sigurd the Volsung.
1877 Palgrave’s Golden Treasury.
1877–8 Russo-Turkish war.
1879 Henry James’s Daisy Miller.
1879 Meredith’s Egoist.
1880 Beaconsfield’s Endymion.
1880 Shorthouse’s John Inglesant.
1880 Ballads and Sonnets by Rossetti.
1880–1 Lang’s Ballades in Blue China.
1881 Death of Carlyle.
1881 W. H. White’s The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford.
1882 Besant’s All Sorts and Conditions of Men.
1882 Swinburne’s Tristram of Lyonesse.
1885 Hugh Conway’s Called Back.
1885 Diana of the Crossways.
1885 Stevenson’s A Child’s Garden of Verses.
1888 Henley’s Book of Verses.
1889 Amy Levy’s A London Plane Tree.
1889 Death of Robert Browning.
1890 Campbell’s Popular Tales of the West Highlands.
1890 Morris’s Roots of the Mountains.
1890 “Lanoe Falconer’s” Mdlle. Ixe.
1891 Gissing’s New Grub Street.
1891 J. K. Stephen’s Quo Musa tendis? and Lapsus Calami.
1892 Death of Tennyson.
1893 Hubert Crackenthorpe’s Wreckage.
1894 Du Maurier’s Trilby.
1895 Wilde’s The Importance of being Earnest.
1896 Verses by Ernest Dowson.
1897 Cooper’s Mr. Blake of Newmarket.
1897 “John Oliver Hobbes’s” The School for Saints.
1897 M. E. Coleridge’s The King with Two Faces.
1897 Henry James’s What Maisie Knew.
1898 Henry James’s In the Cage.
1900 Harland’s The Cardinal’s Snuffbox.
1901 Accession of King Edward VII.
1901 “G. Douglas’s” The House with the Green Shutters.
1903 Butler’s Way of all Flesh.
1903 Gissing’s Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft.
1904 H. S. Merriman’s The Last Hope.
1908 Thompson’s The Hound of Heaven.
1910 Accession of King George V.




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