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Victorian Age

The Victorian period in English history ran from 1837, when Queen Victoria took the throne, to 1901, when she died. The major British authors of the Victorian era include the novelists Charles Dickens, the three Brontė sisters, George Eliot, Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell, Anthony Trollope, Thackeray, and Hardy; the poets Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Gerard Manley Hopkins and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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