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Special Issue of Victorian Poetry on the Victorian Ballad

Call for Papers for Victorian Poetry Special Issue: Ballads (Winter 2016) Edited by Letitia Henville, University of Toronto This special issue investigates one of the most collected and categorized poetic genres of the Victorian period: the ballad. While ballad collecting dates back to Samuel Pepys in the seventeenth century and Bishop Percy in the eighteenth, […]

CFP: The Uses of Religion in 19th Century Studies

Teaching Victorian Poetry and Print Culture

Currently, in my undergraduate Victorian poetry class, students are beginning to devise research essays based on print holdings in the library. And by research essay I really mean research. Students are required to devise a research question based on the syllabus, and then conduct library research that relates to the contemporary print publication of the […]

CFP: Augusta Webster (special issue of Victorian Poetry)

CFP: Special Issue of Victorian Poetry (Spring 2017) on Augusta Webster Guest Editor: Patricia Rigg Please consider submitting an essay for a special edition of Victorian Poetry devoted to Augusta Webster. Writing prolifically across genres, Webster produced dramatic and lyric poetry, verse drama, long and short fiction, and translations of Aeschylus and Euripides. She contributed […]