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Dickens’ Bicentenary: Why the Fuss?
Dickens' Bicentenary: Why the Fuss?

We are entering the era of Victorian bi-centenaries. Robert Browning’s 200th birthday is on 7 May. Edward Lear follows close behind on 12 May. And then there’s Charles Dickens, who reaches his bi-centenary on 7 February. But I expect you already know that, because celebrations on his behalf have been going on for a while […]

Whether and Whither “Victorian Poetry”? The Dialectics of Field Expansion

I have first of all to thank VPN (and especially Alison Chapman and Chris Foss) for putting Toru Dutt on my radar and Linda Hughes for leading me to see Clough’s 1848 “Bothie of Toper-Na-Fuosich” through a transatlantic lens, since I had always before associated Clough more with Italy through “Amours de Voyage” than with […]