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Archive for August, 2011
Poem of the Month: Amy Levy’s “Ballade of an Omnibus”
Poem of the Month: Amy Levy's "Ballade of an Omnibus"

Amy Levy is experiencing a revival. And it’s about time. An important late-century Anglo-Jewish poet, Levy wrote technically accomplished, radical poetry, as well as several novels and periodical essays, and was a member of important politically active literary circles in London (including Karl Pearson’s “A Men and Women’s Club”). She was the first Jewish woman […]

Hot off the press: “Rhyme, Rhythm, and the Materiality of Poetry” in Victorian Studies

Victorian Studies for Spring 2011 is just out, and it contains a fascinating section on poetry: Adela Pinch, “Rhyme’s End” (on Mary Elizabeth Coleridge) Beth Newman, “Alice Meynell, Walter Pater, and Aestheticist Temporality” Naomi Levine, “Trebled Beauty: William Morris’s Terza Rima” Stephen Arata, “Rhyme, Rhythm, and the Materiality of Poetry: Response”

CFP: Victorian Media

[This CFP is circulated on behalf of Lisa Surridge] The Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada invites proposals for a conference on Victorian Media. The conference, hosted by the University of Victoria, will be held from 26-28 April 2012 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We seek proposals for papers that focus on the theme of […]