Secondary Catalogue

Victorian Poetry in Context

Literary Contexts: British Poetry

The Victorian era can appear starched, overly refined and repressed, but it was also a time when turbulent reforms were sweeping across Europe. This video explains the historical context behind the poetry of Victorian including Tennyson, Arnold, Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, discussing historical events, recurring themes and how the movement was received during its time. It provides a valuable accompaniment for senior secondary English students.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 11 min
Series: Literary Contexts: British Poetry
Printable Resources: Yes

Related Videos


Want to learn more about ClickView?

We would be more than happy to come to your school and show you how your teachers and students can benefit from ClickView.

Try ClickView for Free