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19CRS Video: “Christina Rossetti’s Green Sanctuaries and Cosmic Liturgies” by Dr. Joshua King

On Friday, October 23rd, Dr. Joshua King presented “Christina Rossetti’s Green Sanctuaries and Cosmic Liturgies” to the 19CRS. Watch the full presentation, including Q&A, here!  

Oct. 23, 2020, 3:30pm: Dr. Joshua King, “Christina Rossetti’s Green Sanctuaries and Cosmic Liturgies”

The 19CRS invites you to attend our free, virtual seminar with Dr. Joshua King (Baylor University) on October 23 at 3:30pm (CT). A zoom invitation will be sent the week before the event. Dr. King will present “Christina Rossetti’s Green Sanctuaries and Cosmic…

February 28, 2020, 3:30pm: Dr. Helena Michie’s “Deep History, Surface History: Victorians and Graeco-Arab Sicily”

Friday, February 28 3:30pm-4:30pm Armstrong Browning Library Lecture Hall Dr. Helena Michie, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor in Humanities and Director of the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality at Rice University, will be presenting a portion of her research on figures for history.…

Reactions to Aurora Leigh’s Christianity in Contemporary Book Reviews

Roscoe, William Caldwell. “Aurora Leigh.” Detached from National Review, vol. 4, no. 8 (Apr. 1857). London: Chapman and Hall: pp. 359-384. Periodical Articles Meynell Collection. Browning Guide #A1721. Lawrance, Hannah. “Mrs. Browning’s Poetry.” Detached from British Quarterly Review, vol. 42, no. 84 (1865).…

Progressive, Pragmatic Redemption: The People’s Journal

The People’s Journal 34 (Aug. 22, 1846). London: John Bennett. Periodical Articles Meynell Collection. Browning Guide #A1834 Rare Item Analysis: Progressive, Pragmatic Redemption: The People’s Journal By Samantha Kiser Click here to visit an interactive timeline and map related to this post on Central…

Blots and Blanks: Discussions of Artistic Depiction in The Ring and the Book and “Fra Lippo Lippi”

Autograph dedication of lines 313-315 of “Fra Lippo Lippi,” signed, in Robert Browning’s copy of The Ring and the Book (London, 1868-1869), dated Christmas Day, 1868, and later presented to J.D. Williams (Browning Guide E0142). Autograph of lines 300-306 of “Fra Lippo Lippi,” signed,…

Layers of Interpretation: Moxon’s Illustrated “Idylls of the King” in Context

Idylls of the King. By Alfred Tennyson. Illustrated with thirty-seven engravings by Gustave Doré. London: Printed by Edward Moxon and Co., Dover Street, W (1868). (ABLibrary 19thCent Jumbo Oversize PR5558.A2 1868) Mid-January 1869 Alfred Tennyson to Frederick Locker ABL Digital Victorian Collection Rare Item…

Hymning Tennyson: Signs of a National Hagiography

Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley, “The Death of the Laureate Alfred Lord Tennyson.” This copy is a transcription made of the original manuscript by Frederick Tennyson for one Mary Williams in 1893. (Victorian Letters Collection ID: V892100601) Rare Item Analysis: Hymning Tennyson: Signs of a…

“Injured by a natural eccentricity”: The Environmental Significance of Hopkins’s Strange Poetic Style

Two of the first publications of the poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins, with prefatory and explanatory notes by Robert Bridges. Miles, Alfred H., ed. The Poets and Poetry of the Century. Vol. 8. London: Hutchinson & Co. [1891]. ABLibrary Rare X 821.8 M643p v.8.…