However advertising like this has a long and unbroken history, and was used by many people with some success," Cocks said.
As for form or character, a profusion of '-isms' can be distinguished, which often represent contradictory trends.
As there was a ready supply of tin in Cornwall and Devon, they were able to take advantage of this new process.
They were also skilled in the use of gold, and especially around Wessex, culture excelled in the making of gold ornaments.
The 19th century provided plenty of evidence for the idea that the novel is not so much a literary form amenable to categorization as the product of limitless aspects of popular culture. ', and the 19th-century novel is so rich and various that it is impossible to characterize generically.
As the Russian critic remarked, the novel draws from 'that broadest of realms, the common people's creative culture . The number of novels published in Britain alone during the course of the century has been conservatively estimated at 40,000.
Many themes can be listed, however none can be said to encapsulate the spirit or character of the age.