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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 […]

The Long Nineteenth Century: Where Have the Women Poets Gone?

It started in 1994. Catherine Reilly produced an anthology of Victorian women’s poetry, a loving, scholarly, wide-ranging, sometimes eccentric, but always arresting collection of over sixty poets. She went well beyond the routine inclusion of Christina Rossetti and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. She was the first editor to anthologize Amy Levy, and the first to grasp […]