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Post: Teaching Romanticism II: Examination

I know, I know, this isn’t Christmassy. But it is timely. And, I promise, there will be poetry – oodles of the stuff – in the new year. In fact, if you read to the … Continue reading

Post: Frankenstein and Fantasmagoriana: An Introductory Blog

by Maximiliaan van Woudenberg Greetings Fellow Romanticists and Print Culturists, I am excited about my first blog-posting for Romantic Textualities. Thanks to the editors for the opportunity and their assistance. Like many of us, ever … Continue reading

Post: More Gothic and Travel Writing: Touring my PhD Aboard a few of its Hobby Horses

by Mark Bennett In my previous blog I talked generally about my PhD and some of the developments that lead it to take its present form. In this blog I’d like to look at two … Continue reading

Post: Bad Burials and the Displaced Dead in Early Nineteenth Century Scottish Writing: or How to Be Dead Popular at Dinner Parties

by Sarah Sharp I’m Sarah Sharp and I’m a second year PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh and a research assistant on the New Edinburgh Edition of the Collected Works of Stevenson. Amongst my … Continue reading

Post: Conference Report for 11th Eighteenth-Century Literature Research Network in Ireland (ECLRNI) Symposium

by Katie Garner On Saturday 7 December, members of the Eighteenth-Century Literature Research Network in Ireland gathered at St Patrick’s College in Drumcondra, just north of Dublin city centre, for the network’s 11th annual symposium. … Continue reading

Post: Ever, Jane: Becoming an Austen Heroine

By Jo Taylor Let me set the scene. Chawton, Hampshire, sometime in the 1810s. A modest, well-kept house in the centre of the village, lavender outside the window waving in the breeze. Someone playing the … Continue reading

Post: Gothic and Travel Writing

Gothic and Travel Writing; or How a PhD Student makes the Journey from Victorianism to the Late Eighteenth Century by Mark Bennett Hello all. First up, I’d like to thank the team at Romantic Textualities … Continue reading

Post: Teaching Romanticism I: A Beginner’s Guide

by Daniel Cook When I moved to Scotland last year to take up a permanent post as a Lecturer in English at the University of Dundee I inherited a popular module entitled Romantic and Gothic … Continue reading

Post: Conference report for Four Nations Fiction: Women and the Novel, 1780-1830

It’s not often that you get the chance to go to a conference which will involve a trip to the pier, a day spent at one of Wales’ national treasures, and introductions to several undeservedly-forgotten … Continue reading

Post: Conference report for BARS 2013: Romantic Imports and Exports

The theme for the 13th BARS international conference was specifically chosen to draw on Southampton’s long history as a port city which has witnessed the launch of Henry V’s invasion fleet, the Mayflower and the … Continue reading

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