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18 March 2022: Dr. Anne Boyd Rioux

On March 18, 2022, 19CRS will hear from Dr. Anne Boyd Rioux. This event was rescheduled from its Fall 2021 date. Her talk is entitled “Taking the Recovery of the 19th-Century American Women Writers Beyond the Academy.” Dr Anne Boyd Rioux Event Flyer…

15 October 2021, 3:30: Dr. Jennifer Hargrave

On October 15th, at 3:30 p.m., in the ABL Lecture Hall, Dr. Jennifer Hargrave (English, Baylor) will be presenting the results of her research sabbatical in a talk entitled “Subversive Sketching: Intratextual Debate in Chinese Travel Narratives.” Registration for this event can be…

21 September 2021, 11:15am-1:45pm: 19th Century Job Letter Workshop

On September 21, 11:15am-1:45pm, 19CRS faculty will be hosting a job letter workshop for Baylor graduate students of 19th-Century studies applying to 19th century jobs in the fall and spring. Email Kristen_Pond@baylor.edu for details.

10 September 2021, 3:30 p.m: Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Awards

On September 10th, at 3:30 p.m. in the ABL Lecture Hall and over Zoom, 19CRS presented “At the Limits of Reason: Conversion and Obscenity,” honoring our Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award winners. Harrison Otis and Justice Flint presented their papers, “’A little harmless debauching’: Mark Twain,…

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.…