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Archive for February, 2011
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Exhibiting Victorian Poetry
Exhibiting Victorian Poetry

The University of Victoria’s McPherson Library holdings include a wealth of 19th century periodicals, newspapers, annuals and gift books—one of the most extensive Victorian periodical collections in North America. Faculty and graduate students have long recognized the potential of these materials for use in teaching and research. In recent years, the rich cultural, literary and […]

Poem of the Month February

Poem of the Month – February The Visiting Sea by Alice Meynell As the inhastening tide doth roll, Home from the deep, along the whole Wide shining strand, and floods the caves, —Your love comes filling with happy waves The open sea-shore of my soul. But inland from the seaward spaces, None knows, not even […]

New Media, Old Poetry

It turns out that Swinburne has a Facebook page. His last wall posting is dated May 5, 2010, which suggests he hasn’t been online for a while. Swinburne is not the only Victorian poet with a (semi-)active Facebook account. Christina Rossetti, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and even Lord Tennyson, the last poet one […]