Talk:Victorian Literature

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 Definition The British literature of Victoria's reign [d] [e]
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I think the first sentence should define the subject. The definition subpage says "The British literature of Victoria's reign", but that doesn't appear in the article. And one might ask just what counts as British. The article includes Irish literature, which seems reasonable as Ireland was part of the UK then. What about colonial literature? There must have been some. I'm not sure whether Kipling counts as colonial. Legally there was no difference between any natives of the British Empire, regardless of ethnicity or locality, but I imagine that isn't the meaning intended here. And was any literature produced in Welsh? Peter Jackson (talk) 09:30, 18 August 2015 (UTC)

I have tried to meet the first point, but maybe others would like to fiddle with it. Not sure about how to change the definition. Kipling was back in London in 1890, and thereafter was basically resident in England or America. I know nothing of literature written in Welsh or Irish, but there was certainly a new interest in the ancient Welsh and Irish literature - the so-called Mabinogion and Yeats's Celtic revivalism. I suppose that should get a mention at some point. --Martin Wyatt (talk) 20:27, 18 August 2015 (UTC)

Lower-case l? Peter Jackson (talk) 14:14, 11 April 2016 (UTC)