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Young Tom's Schooldays
The influence of Dr. Arnold of Rugby School changed the concept of boys' schooling and Thomas Hughes using the model of what Victorian schoolbooks expected their schools to be like, created his book, 'Tom Brown's Schooldays' in 1857. Shown here is the book written by George Emmet in 1870.
Goblin Market was written by Christina Rossetti as a children's fairy tale, about the struggle of two children trying to resist the tempting fruits of the goblin men. It is also considered a major poem of the period. Shown here in its first edition (1862).
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