Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)

Victorian England

«The Greatest Dandy of his Times» G.B. Brummell in Victorian Periodicals

The author in the article explores the reflection of the course of life of famous English dandy in the beginning of the XIX century G. Brummell in Victorian periodicals. The article is based on the reviews in various periodicals, which were published after the full biography of G. Brummell had been printed in 1844.

London Characters in the Painting «Work» by F. M. Brown

The article is devoted to the consideration of how everyday life during the industrial revolution period was reflected in the mid-XIX century English art. Using F. M. Brown’s comment on his painting named «Work», T. Carlyle’s essay «Past and Present», the author analyzes their views on modern life, state and reflex of the relations between different social stratas.