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Post: Teaching Romanticism XIII: James Macpherson’s Ossian

by Daniel Cook with Kristin Lindfield-Ott As part of this ongoing series on Teaching Romanticism we will consider the ways in which we lecture on and discuss individual authors, whether during author-specific modules or broader … Continue reading

Post: Frankenstein and Fantasmagoriana, Stories 7 & 8: La Chambre

by Maximiliaan van Woudenberg ‘La Chambre Grise’ and ‘La Chambre Noir’ are companion stories that close Fantasmagoriana. Interestingly, these stories do not appear together in Gespensterbuch and not at all in Utterson’s Tales of the … Continue reading

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Post: Frankenstein and Fantasmagoriana, Story 6: Le Revenant

by Maximiliaan van Woudenberg The sixth story in Fantasmagoriana, ‘Le Revenant’ / ‘Der Geist des Verstorbenen,’ is the first story not to be translated in Tales of the Dead. The ghost motifs in this story … Continue reading

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Post: Frankenstein and Fantasmagoriana, Story 5: L’ Heure fatale

by Maximiliaan van Woudenberg The fifth story in both Gespensterbuch and Fantasmagoriana (vol 2), ‘L’Heure fatale’ / ‘The Fated Hour,’ is the second story in Tales of the Dead. It appears to have been more … Continue reading

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Post: ‘Your sincere admirer’: the Shelleys’ letters as indicators of collaboration in 1821.

Anna has studied at the University of Liverpool (BA) and the University of Cambridge (MPhil). She is now a second year doctoral candidate in English Literature at the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York. Anna’s … Continue reading

Post: Bluebooks and Gothic Chapbooks [Part II]: Midnight Horrors

paLaura Kremmel is beginning the last year of her PhD at Lehigh University, completing a dissertation that considers the ways in which Romantic-era Gothic literature picks up the theories of late eighteenth century medicine. She has … Continue reading

Post: Bluebooks and Gothic Chapbooks [Part I]

Laura Kremmel is beginning the last year of her PhD at Lehigh University, completing a dissertation that considers the ways in which Romantic-era Gothic literature picks up the theories of late eighteenth century medicine. She … Continue reading

Post: “Take me – one kiss – ”: The Active Silence in the Shelleys’ 1814 Love Letters.

Lucy Johnson is in her third year of an English PhD at the University of Chester.  Her thesis examines representations of the ‘metaleptic echo’ in the writing of Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley.  She is … Continue reading

Post: Teaching Romanticism XII: William Cowper

by Daniel Cook As part of this ongoing series on Teaching Romanticism we will consider the ways in which we lecture on and discuss individual authors, whether during author-specific modules or broader period surveys. I … Continue reading

Post: Global Romanticism VI: Legitimacy and Legislation

I have spent the ten months between my last post and this one developing my research on Egbert Martin, about whom I’ve written in the last couple of posts. As I’ve continued to fill in … Continue reading

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