Victorian Authors List: Biographies, Books, Literature Styles

This section will give you an idea of the rich literature written during the Victorian era and the list of all famous Victorian authors.

Biographies of Popular Victorian writers, poets and novelists

Lesser-known Victorian Authors (but still good ones)

Pre-Victorian Authors covered on this site

Victorian era Writers from countries other than England

  • Alexandre Dumas
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Emile Zola
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Florence Nightengale
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Grant Allen
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Henry James
  • Herman Melville
  • Mark Twain
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Susan B. Anthony
  • Thomas Braken
  • Victor Hugo
  • William Lloyd Garrison

Victorians who verge on the Edwardian Period (their work can be either/or):

Here is a complete list of all famous Authors, Novelists, Poets, Poetesses from Victorian times

Oscar Wilde: Famous Victorian Author and Novelist

Oscar Wilde is probably the most famous of Victorian authors. He was an Irish. Check out the biography of Oscar Wilde, his life quotes, his famous book Happy Prince and much more.

Matthew Arnold

The Scholar Gipsy by Matthew Arnold

The Last Word Poem by Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold function of criticism

Matthew Arnold as a critic

Growing Old Poem by Matthew Arnold

Dover Beach Poem by Matthew Arnold


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