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Archive for November, 2012
Update on the Database of Victorian Periodical Poetry

We’ve currently got 3,102 poems in the database and 1, 094 poets. Thanks to the sharp coding skills of UVic’s HCMC (and specifically of Stewart Arneil), images of many of the poems appear in the search results now (we’ll be adding more poems in the next couple of months). These show the full page context […]

Victorian Poetry Studies 20 years on?

What are the most important events in Victorian poetry studies in the last 20 years? Next year marks the 20th anniversary of Isobel Armstrong’s monumental study Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics, Politics, and it’s hard to underestimate the impact the book has had on the field. When I noticed that the study — which I read […]