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Victorian Time

Technologies, Standardizations, Catastrophes

  • Trish Ferguson

About this book

Introduction

Victorian Time examines how literature of the era registers the psychological impact of the onset of a modern, industrialized experience of time as time-saving technologies, such as steam-powered machinery, aimed at making economic life more efficient, signalling the dawn of a new age of accelerated time.

Keywords

Charles Dickens English literature time

Editors and affiliations

  • Trish Ferguson
    • 1
  1. 1.Liverpool Hope UniversityUK

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