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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…

Keble in Conversation: Reception and Use of Keble’s Language in the Letters of Edward and Elizabeth Dickinson Dowden

Letters: 03 June 1869 Edward Dowden to Elizabeth Dickinson West Dowden 03 February 1871 Edward Dowden to Elizabeth Dickinson West Dowden 12 July 1872 Edward Dowden to Elizabeth Dickinson West Dowden 11 December 1872 Elizabeth Dickinson West Dowden to Edward Dowden 29 November…

Dr. Lesa Scholl’s “Healthy Bodies, Healthy Souls: 19th-Century Medicine, Religion, and Literature”

Dr. Lesa Scholl, the Armstrong Browning Library’s Three-Month Research Fellow from the University of Adelaide in Australia, will be presenting her research on “Healthy Bodies, Healthy Souls: 19th-Century Medicine, Religion, and Literature” in the Hankamer Treasure Room at the Armstrong Browning Library on…

Dr. Lesa Scholl’s “To Eat, or What to Eat—Is THAT the Question?”

Dr. Lesa Scholl, the Armstrong Browning Library’s Three-Month Research Fellow from the University of Adelaide in Australia, is offering a one-time workshop for undergraduates interested in issues of food insecurity, social justice, and British literature and history. “To Eat, or What to Eat — Is…

The Ecology and Religion in 19th Century Studies Conference – In Reflection

The “Ecology and Religion in 19th Century Studies” conference successfully pioneered a new model of multi-site, flightless conferencing in keeping with its environmental focus. More than 250 people participated at five different sites—Baylor, Georgetown, Lancaster, Washington, and Emory—while 601 viewers connected through the…

Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Awards

On Friday, October 4th, two graduate students will receive the 19th Century Research Seminar’s Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Awards. Rachel Kilgore will present her paper “Understanding Fanny: A Comparison of the Psalms to Fanny Price of Austen’s Mansfield Park,” and LaJoie Lex will present her…

Ecology & Religion in 19th-Century Studies Conference

Wednesday-Saturday, September 18-21  This flightless, multi-site, interdisciplinary conference explores the confluences between environmental and religious perspectives and practices in the long Anglophone nineteenth century (1780-1900). In response to the rapid acceleration of climate change since that century, this conference avoids air travel by…

Dr. Tara Foley: “Richard Watson Gilder: Poet, Editor, Urban Reformer”

Friday, September 6 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall Dr. Tara Foley (English, Baylor) will present her talk “Richard Watson Gilder: Poet, Editor, Urban Reformer”: This presentation explores the work of Richard Watson Gilder, long-time editor of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, who served as chairman of New…

The Antique That Was Cast Away

“From the Antique” New Poems. By Christina Rossetti, Hitherto Unpublished or Collected, edited by William Michael Rossetti, Macmillan and Co., 1896. ABLibrary 19thCent PR5237.A1 1896 Rare Item Analysis: The Antique That Was Cast Away By Parker Burk COVE timeline | COVE timeline entry…