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Call for Applications: Communications Fellows for the K-SAA 2019/20

The K-SAA is inviting applications for two Communications Fellows for a period of one year, beginning 1 August 2019. Fellows will assist the Director of Communications and the K-SAA Secretary in engaging with, and creating content for, academic and non-academic communities interested in the Romantic period – especially those interested in the second generation of Romantic authors. Applicants should have a strong inte . . .
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What Are You Reading?: Kacie Wills

We continue our ‘What Are You Reading?’ series by presenting an interview with Dr. Kacie Wills. Dr. Wills is a recipient of the K-SAA Pforzheimer Research Grant and recently received her PhD from the University of California, Riverside, on Fancy, Spectacle, and the Materiality of the Romantic Imagination in Pacific Exploration Culture. She will be joining Illinois College as an Assistant Professor of Brit . . .
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Louisa Albani: William Blake’s Mystic Map of London

This post has been contributed by artist, educator & independent publisher Louisa Amelia Albani. Albani’s latest publication, William Blake’s Mystic Map of London, features her artwork and written contributions from Simon Cole. The project is inspired by William Blake’s native London: ‘from Golden Square near to his childhood home, to the “bar of gold” that is the River Thames, . . .
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ALSCW Conference: Call for Papers

Today we’re sharing the following call for papers in full, but we’d particularly like to draw your attention to Romantic Literature and the Environment (see below) which may be of interest to Keatsians, Shelleyans, and Romanticists!  Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers Twenty-Third Annual Conference October 3-6, 2019 at The College of the Holy Cross Worcester, Massachusetts Call for Pap . . .
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Romantic Dinners: Feast Like Keats on Claret and Roast Pheasant

In this new series, we contemplate food, drink and pleasure at the dining table in the Keats-Shelley circles, complete with a recipe or two to inspire your next “Romantic” meal. In an 1819 letter to brother George and sister-in-law Georgiana, Keats admits to two particularly English “palette-passions,” as he calls them – Claret and game, especially game birds like partridge and pheasant. As Proma Tagore remarks, in & . . .
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What Are You Reading?: Tricia Matthew

Today we continue our ‘What are you reading?’ series by presenting an interview with Tricia Matthew, Associate Professor of English at Montclair State University. Tricia Matthew is the co-editor of a special issue for the Romantic Pedagogy Commons entitled Novel Prospects: Teaching Romantic Era Fiction, editor of Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure (University of North Carolina Pr . . .
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What Are You Reading?: Nikki Hessell

Welcome to a new series of posts on the K-SAA Blog entitled ‘What are you reading?’ We want to use this space to support and encourage discussions relating to the latest Romantic-period scholarship, especially those publications (online and in print) concerned with the second generation of Romantic writers: Keats, the Shelleys, Byron, and their circles. Initially we will be asking Romanticism scholars . . .
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What Are You Reading?: Manu Samriti Chander

Welcome to a new series of posts on the K-SAA Blog entitled ‘What are you reading?’ We want to use this space to support and encourage discussions relating to the latest Romantic-period scholarship, especially those publications (online and in print) concerned with the second generation of Romantic writers: Keats, the Shelleys, Byron, and their circles. Initially we will be asking Romanticism scholars . . .
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What Are You Reading?: Richard C. Sha

Welcome to a new series of posts on the K-SAA Blog entitled ‘What are you reading?’ We want to use this space to support and encourage discussions relating to the latest Romantic-period scholarship, especially those publications (online and in print) concerned with the second generation of Romantic writers: Keats, the Shelleys, Byron, and their circles. Initially we will be asking Romanticism scholars . . .
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Announcement of Special Journal Issue

Improvisation and Hybrid Genres in British Romantic Literature The European Legacy, Volume 24, 2019 (Issue 3-4) Currently available as individual articles on the Taylor and Franciswebsite It is anticipated that the print journal will be published in May, 2019 Guest Editor, Michael J. Neth The British Romantic poets’ well-known penchant for improvising upon and hybridizing received genres is revisited in the nine orig . . .
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