Victorian Literature and Globalization . Georgetown University / English Department Spring 2013 N. Hensley / firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours: 316 New North, W 1-2, Th 2-3, and by appt. What is “globalization”?. George Cruikshank, The British Beehive , 1867, etching .
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The British Beehive, 1867, etching
“Free-trade … will act on the moral world as the principle of gravitation on the universe, drawing men together, thrusting aside antagonism of race, and creed, and language, and uniting us in the bonds of eternal peace.” --Richard Cobden, British MP, Speeches (1846)
“It is the business of government to open and to secure the roads for the merchant” --Lord Palmerstonto Aukland 22 January 1841
The Nemesis destroying Chinese war junks during the Second Battle of Chuenpee, 7 January 1841,
First Opium War (1839-42)
400 million people formally subject to British sovereignty; more under “influence”
Poet Laureate 1850-1892
Notice three sets of handwriting: the main body is in Emily Tennyson’s hand, Alfred’s wife; the title, alterations and note is in Alfred Tennyson’s hand and the note to the left of the title is in his publisher’s hand. This is the second version. P60 The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1854. 17.9cm. MS Single sheet folded. Copy in Emily, Lady Tennyson’s hand, with corrections and alterations in AT’s hand.