International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | English Language and Literature | Turkey | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020


The Impact of Politics on the19th Century Literary Discourse

Mohammed Jasim Mohammed Al-Anbar


Abstract: This article explains the impact of politics on the 19th century and demonstrates the significant effects of the political movement on 19th-century literature. Besides, it provides an extensive explanation on the numerous changes that these political issues bring to the conception of literary movement including the most famous and well-known literary production of that era. Moreover, it investigates the strong influence on the literary productions and how the literary movement was overshadowed by this new principle that was revolutionary and how politics was presented in the literary works. Furthermore, the description of theses political influences is based on the novels, Hard Times and Great Expectation by Charles Dickens. The aftermaths of political issues are evident in these literary works as it is the case for multiple other works that dominated the literary scene of the 19th century. Lastly, these literary works embodied the pinnacle aspect of the relationship between literature and politics in the 19th century.


Keywords: Great Expectation, Hard Times, Politics, Revolutionary, Social reforms


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020,


Pages: 1363 - 1368


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