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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 By Christina Rossetti, Hitherto Unpublished or Collected, edited by William Michael Rossetti, Macmillan and Co., 1896.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…

The Effects of Criticism: Tennyson’s “Lady of Shalott” after the “Ten Year’s Silence”

Tennyson, Alfred. Poems. 1sted., Edward Moxon, 1833. ABLibrary Rare X 821.81 T312p 1833 Tennyson, Alfred. Poems. 1sted., Vol. 1, Edward Moxon, 1842. ABLibrary Rare X 821.81 M937p v.1 Rare Item Analysis: The Effects of Criticism: Tennyson’s “Lady of Shalott” after the “Ten Year’s…

Browning’s Incessant Need for Alteration and its Effects on Count Guido Franceschini’s Second Monologue in Book Eleven of The Ring and The Book

Browning, Robert The Ring and the Book. 2nded, vol. 1-4, London, 1872. § Contains numerous corrections by RB. Browning Guide: A0475 Rare Item Analysis: Alterations between the 2ndEdition of The Ring and Book and Markings Found in Browning’s Personal Copy of Book Nine,…

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Crafts a Comparison that Pushes the Envelope in order to Open the Eyes of her Audience

The Liberty Bell. American Anti-Slavery Society, 1848 containing the first appearance of EBB’s “The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim’s Point” ABLibrary Rare X 326 C4661 1848 Browning, Elizabeth Barrett. Poems Chapman & Hall, 1850. ABLibrary Rare X 821.82 L C466p Rare Item Analysis: Elizabeth Barrett…

Tracing the Evolution of Matthew Arnold’s Religious Thought: An Analysis of Stylistic Changes to “Dover Beach”

Arnold, Matthew. New Poems. vol. 2, London, Macmillan and Co, 1867. ABLibrary Non Rare 821.8 A757n Arnold, Matthew. Lyric and Elegiac Poems. vol. 2, London, Macmillan and Co, 1888. ABLibrary Rare X 821.8 A757po Rare Item Analysis: Tracing the Evolution of Matthew Arnold’s…

Faithful to the Dead: Memorializing Arthur Henry Hallam

Alfred Tennyson, In Memoriam. Third ed. Moxon, 1850 with inscription and annotations. ABLibrary Rare X 821.81 T312in 1850b Letter from Arthur Henry Hallam to Emily Tennyson (1831) ABL v831100101 Rare Item Analysis: Faithful to the Dead: Memorializing Arthur Henry Hallam By Nikki Thompson COVE timeline…

Four Little Pages and Fading Ink: Robert Browning’s 1863 Fair Copy Manuscript of “Porphyria’s Lover”

Fair copy manuscript of “Porphyria’s Lover” E0386 Browning, Robert. Bells and Pomegranates, 1842pamphlet which includes “Madhouse Cells” ABLibrary Rare X 821.83 P1-III M937d The Poetical Works of Robert Browning: Lyrics, Romances, Men and Women. By Robert Browning. London: published by Chapman and Hall,…