Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Eduard Morike. German. 1856. Novel. Mozart auf der Reise nach Prag (Mozart on His Trip to
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik. British. 1856. Novel. John Halifax, Gentleman. Orphan by perseverance, fortitude, establishes himself in life despite humble origin.
Thackeray. British. 1857. Novel. The Virginians. Twin grandsons; boyhood in
Charles Baudelaire. French. 1857. Poetry. The Flowers of Evil (Les fluers du mal). Conflict of good, evil; seeks beauty or good in perverse, grotesque, morbid.
Thomas Hughes. British. 1857. Novel. Tom Brown’s School Days. Life in an English public school. Shy, homesick boy develops manly, robust qualities.