Writing and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century relaunched with new co-editor

We are pleased to announce the relaunch of Writing and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century Edited by Professor J. B. Bullen (Kellogg College, Oxford) with new co-editor Associate Professor Charlotte Ribeyrol (Sorbonne Université, Paris) The long nineteenth century, extending from the Napoleonic Wars to the First World War, was a time of enormous change … Continue reading

Winner of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Nineteenth-Century Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Nineteenth-Century Studies: WINNER Clare Stainthorp Constance Naden: Scientist, Philosopher, Poet    We are also pleased to announce the runner-up in the competition: RUNNER-UP Tai-Chun Ho Civilian Poets and Poetry of the Crimean Conflict: The War at Home … Continue reading

Anne Brontë and the Trials of Life published

The trials Anne Brontë experienced in her lifetime left her with a deep interest in the psychology of suffering. This study, which considers both her novels and her poetry, focuses on the exploration of suffering in her work by examining her anatomisation of the trials her characters face and the strategies they deploy to cope … Continue reading

Photos from the Book Launch: The Colours of the Past in Victorian England

The Colours of the Past in Victorian England by Charlotte Ribeyrol was launched on Thursday 20 October in the stunning Sutro Room at Trinity College, Oxford. Nick Gaskill (Rutgers University) provided a fascinating introduction to the discussion of colour, to which volume editor Charlotte Ribeyrol, authors Stephano Evangelista and Lene Ostermark-Johansen, and Cultural Interactions series … Continue reading

Book launch: The Colours of the Past in Victorian England

The Colours of the Past in Victorian England by Charlotte Ribeyrol will be launched on Thursday 20 October between 12pm and 2pm in the Sutro Room at Trinity College, Oxford. Nick Gaskill (Rutgers University) will be leading the round-table discussion. The experience of colour underwent a significant change in the second half of the nineteenth … Continue reading

Staging the Other in Nineteenth-Century British Drama published

The body of the «Other» – exotic, unfamiliar, fascinating – is the topic of this collection of essays on nineteenth-century British theatre. Arranged chronologically, the volume traces visual representations of the Other across the nineteenth century as well as their legacy in contemporary theatrical culture. Essays explore the concept, politics and aesthetic features of the … Continue reading

New publication: Sleeping Beauties in Victorian Britain

Artists, scientists and the wider public of the Victorian era all seem to have shared a common interest in the myth of the Briar Rose and its contemporary implications, from the Pre-Raphaelites and late Victorian aesthetes to the fascinated crowds who visited Ellen Sadler, the real-life ‘Sleeping Maid’ who is reported to have slept from … Continue reading

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