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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…

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…