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Friend or Foe? Bridges’s Rhyming Woe: How Robert Bridges’s Critical Response Sheds Light on Hopkins’s Unique Rhyme

Hopkins, Gerard Manley. The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins, now first published. Edited with notes by Robert Bridges.Ed. Robert Bridges. London: Humphrey Milford [1918]. One of 750 copies. ABLibrary Rare X 821.8 H794p 1918. Rare Item Analysis: Friend or Foe? Bridges’s Rhyming Woe: How Robert Bridges’s…

The Bible Extension that Nobody Asked for, but (almost) Everyone Loved: John Keble’s The Christian Year `and Reactions

Charlotte M. Yonge. Musings over the “Christian Year” and “Lyra Innocentium.” 2nd ed. Oxford: James Parker and Co, 1872 ABLibrary 19thCentury Collection PR4839.K15 Z9 1872 John Keble. The Christian Year: Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and holydays throughout the Year. 2nd ed. Oxford: Printed by W.…

Christina Rossetti’s Concern for Creation in Time Flies: A Reading Diary

Rossetti, Christina. Time Flies: A Reading Diary. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1890. ABLibrary 19thCent BV4832.R74 1890 Rare Item Analysis: Christina Rossetti’s Concern for Creation in Time Flies: A Reading Diary By: Marisa Mulloy COVE timeline | COVE timeline entry | COVE map…

Poems by Alfred Tennyson: An Artistic Lens through which to View “Ulysses”

Black and white drawing with a ship in the background with sails and a rowboat in the foreground with people in it.

Poems, by Alfred Tennyson. Illustrated by Clarkson Stanfield etc. Edward Moxon, 1857.  ABLibrary Rare X 821.81 T312p 1857 Rare Item Analysis: Poems by Alfred Tennyson: And Artistic Lens through which to View “Ulysses” By Nicole Mitchell COVE timeline | COVE timeline entry | COVE map…

Opinions of “Goblin Market” Directly after its Release

“Goblin Market, and Other Poems.” The Athenaeum, no. 1800, Apr. 1862, pp. 557–58. “Goblin Market and Other Poems.” Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art, vol. 13, no. 343, May 1862, pp. 595–96. Rare Items Analysis: Opinions of Goblin Market” Directly after…

Images of Elizabeth Barrett Browning through the Male Lens

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh. 4th ed. London, 1859. Inscribed by the recipient: W.M. Rossetti From the Authoress (Browning Guide C0013.1). Contains Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s portrait engraving by T.O. Barlow, adjusted in response to remarks from Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and based on a…

International Nineteenth-Century Summer Studies Program: Summer 2018 Report

Four Program Goals This study-abroad summer program in nineteenth-century studies consists of a graduate-level seminar for up to ten Baylor students from disciplines such as—but not limited to—English, History, Education, Religion, and Museum Studies. It was founded by Dr. Joshua King (English, Baylor;…

CFP: “Religion, Criticism, and the Postcritical,” a Special Issue of LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

CFP: “Religion, Criticism, and the Postcritical” Special Issue of LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory Over the past two decades, literary critics have debated some of the founding tenets of secular critical inquiry. Revisiting standards of objectivity, reason, and distance that govern normative critical practice,…

Dr. Jessica Enoch: Recalling Mother Exemplars: Public Memory and the DAR

Flyer for Jess Enoch's talk. It includes an image of a title page from American Monthly Magazine.

Friday, Feb. 22 3:30-4:30 Armstrong Browning Library Lecture Hall Dr. Jessica Enoch, Rhetoric and Composition, will present her talk “Recalling Mother Exemplars: Public Memory and the Daughters of the American Revolution:” This presentation addresses the ways nineteenth-century women sought to remember those who proceeded…

New Edited Collection: Constructing Nineteenth-Century Religion

Flyer describing Joshua King's and Winter Jade Werner's newly released edited collection: Constructing Nineteenth-Century Religion

Dr. Joshua King (Baylor University) and Dr. Winter Jade Werner (Wheaton College) have released a new edited collection through The Ohio State University Press. Please see the flyer below for more information about Constructing Nineteenth-Century Religion: Literary, Historical, and Religious Studies in Dialogue.