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Research Seminar: 24 April - Dr Annika Bautz on Walter Scott, Celebrity, and Stage Adaptation

Dr Annika Bautz, Plymouth University, will be speaking on ‘The “universal favourite”: Daniel Terry’s Guy Mannering; or, The Gipsey’s Prophecy (1816)’, Tuesday, 24 April… 197 more words

The Art Gallery of NSW with Nineteenth Century Literature Students.

What a blast to be given the opportunity to try to link literary themes to artistic expression in the visual arts!. I think I learnt as much as the students! 663 more words




Me, the shirtless insanity
Stood clueless and coy,
Abyssal eyes and snowy skin,
Her name was Winter!

I held my breath,
Of the wicked wisdom… 37 more words


Pride and Prejudice: Omniscient Vendetta

Last P&P post covered the fact that the omniscient narrator was making a mistake.  I know, it seems crazy, but there it is.  She (of course it’s a she!) makes claims about Mr. 432 more words


Frankenstein, Deep Humanities, & Creating Posters in a Literature Class

For the last 6 months, I’ve been busy organizing the Frankenstein Bicentennial along with my student Project Manager and two collegial British Romantics scholars at Santa Clara University and San Francisco University. 2,862 more words


Women of the Month: Felicia Hemans and Letitia Elizabeth Landon

After neglecting to do a post in March on my woman of the month, I thought I would make up for it this month by looking at two incredible women from the Romantic period who became incredibly successful poets: Felicia Hemans and Letitia Elizabeth Landon. 1,194 more words


Pride and Prejudice: Omniscient Mistakes

Back in writing class I learned that the omniscient narrator was, well, omniscient.  That means they know everything.

Since the author DOES know everything, and since the narrator is also the author, that makes sense. 466 more words