Tag: Victorian

Victorian background.

“A Splendid Isolation?” the Rise of a Concept in Victorian Identity

The last decade of the nineteenth century coincides with the appearance of a new phrase in the Victorian press, that of a “splendid isolation”. In 1894, after prime-minister Rosebery’s speech in Cows regarding the possibility of an anglo-german alliance, a real media scandal broke out between the British newspapers Standard and

LiBRI: “A Splendid Isolation?” The Rise of a Concept in Victorian Identity

Mihai Vişoiu from the University of Bucharest develops a study upon the phase that the Victorian society went through, entitled by the press: ‘splendid isolation’. The article: A Splendid Isolation? The Rise of a Concept in Victorian Identity seeks to explain the concept in the account to the historical and