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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.…

Victorian Voices: Nature, Science, and Christianity in Lizzie Mary Little’s “Voices of the Age”

“Voices of the Age.” In Persephone, and Other Poems. By Lizzie Mary Little. Inscribed by the   author to her sister, Grace. 18 Nassau Street, Dublin: Printed by William McGee (1884).   Armstrong Browning Library 19thCent PR4890.L355. Armstrong Browning Library Digital 19th Century…

Contemplating Christ in Creation in Christina Rossetti’s Seek and Find

Rossetti, Christina Georgina. Seek and Find; A Double Series of Short Studies of the Benedicite. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; New York: Pott, Young, & Co. 1879. ABLibrary 19th Cent BV4832 .R73. Rare Item Analysis: Contemplating Christ in Creation in Christina Rossetti’s…

Creation in Context: Christina Rossetti’s “A Vain Shadow” in The Face of the Deep

The Face of the Deep: A Devotional Commentary on the Apocalypse. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1892 (ABLibrary 19th Cent. BS2825 .R65 1892) Verses. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1893 (ABLibrary 19th Cent. PR5237 .A1 1893) Rare Item Analysis: Creation in…

Robert Browning’s Enduring Devotion to and Defense of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The Athenaeum. “To Edward Fitzgerald.” By Robert Browning. London: Published by J. Frances, etc. (13 July 1889, no. 3220, p. 64): ProQuest British Periodical Collections I Letters and Literary Remains of Edward Fitzgerald. By Edward Fitzgerald. Edited by William Aldis Wright. London and…