Introductory materials

Political, social, and economic contexts

Literary relations

Visual arts

Related Technologies

Mail Ships That United Great Britain and the Colonies

Related resources

Works about Letters and Victorian Literature [Suggested by Maria Damkjær]

Henkin, David. The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America. (social history about pre-civil-war America, but full of important ideas)

Koehler, Karin. Thomas Hardy and Victorian Communication: Letters, Telegrams and Postal Systems. [Review by Sara Malton.]

Rotunno, Laura. Postal Plots in British Fiction, 1840-1898: Readdressing Correspondence in Victorian Culture. Palgrave, 2013.

Siegert,Bernhard. Relays: Literature as an Epoch of the Postal System.

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