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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Genre: Muscular School

Description: The following novels belong to a loosely-defined school exemplifying the idea of the "manly" hero, especially in racial and Christian terms.

References: Sutherland

  1. Charles Kingsley.  Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet: An Autobiography.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1850.
  2. Charles Kingsley.  Yeast: A Problem.  1 vol.  London: John W. Parker, 1851.
  3. Charles Kingsley.  Westward Ho!: or, The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1855.
  4. Thomas Hughes.  Tom Brown's School Days.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1857.
  5. George Alfred Lawrence.  Guy Livingstone: or, Thorough.  1 vol.  London: John W. Parker, 1857.
  6. Henry Kingsley.  Ravenshoe.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1862.
  7. Charles Kingsley.  Hereward the Wake, "Last of the English".  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1866.
  8. George Alfred Lawrence.  Brakespeare: or, The Fortunes of a Free Lance.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1868.