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Call for Applications: Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr., Research Grants

The Keats-Shelley Association of America, Inc., awards two $2,500 research grants annually. Named in honor of one of the Association’s most generous benefactors, the Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr., Research Grants support the work of advanced graduate students, independent scholars, and untenured faculty. The grants provide funding for expenses related to research involving the study of British Romanticism and litera . . .
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Romantics 200: 2017 Reads 1817

Saturday, 7 January 2017 3:30–4:45 p.m., 110A, Pennsylvania Convention Center A special session of the MLA 2017 conference Program arranged by the Keats-Shelley Association of America Presiding: Susan J. Wolfson, Princeton Univ. “1817: The Year without Habeas Corpus,” Gary R. Dyer, Cleveland State Univ. “‘Atrocious Calumny’ or ‘Liberal Criticism’? Reviewing Biographia in 1817 . . .
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MLA 2017 Special Session: Reloading the Romantic Canon

Below is a link to a special session at the MLA 2017 conference. It should be of interest to the K-SAA community. Pamela Clemit presiding. Until the last two decades of the twentieth century, the canon of British Romantic authors installed by the Victorians looked fixed, though its boundaries were constantly debated. It gave primacy to the ‘big six’ poets — Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, Byron, Keats, and Shelley — th . . .
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Volume 64 (2015)

  News and Notes A Unique Text of Byron’s “Go—triumph securely” ADAM McCUNE Articles Byron’s Unacknowledged Armenian Grammar and a New Poem B. RIZZOLI Which Letters Did Keats Take to Rome? JOHN BARNARD Shelley and the Ambivalence of Idealism MADELEINE CALLAGHAN Romantic Medicine, the British Constitution, and Frankenstein SARAH MARSH Reworking Work from Wollstonecraft to Hays AMY GATES Reviews Jeffrey N. Cox. Ro . . .
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Frankenstein Bicentennial Opportunity

On June 14 and 15, the Brocher Foundation, Arizona State University, Duke University, and the University of Lausanne will host “Frankenstein’s Shadow,” a symposium in Geneva, Switzerland to commemorate the origin of Frankenstein and assess its influence in different times and cultures.  The Center for Science and Imagination at Arizona State University is accepting applications to sponsor one scholar to participate i . . .
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The Shelley-Godwin Archive Releases the Prometheus Unbound fair copy notebooks

The Shelley Godwin Archive has just announced the release of P.B. Shelley's Prometheus Unbound fair copy notebooks, consisting of Bodleian MSS. Shelley e.1, e.2, and e.3. Details about the new publication can be found in Neil Fraistat's press release. . . .
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Call for papers for “Romantics 200” project: “2017 reads 1817.” MLA Philadelphia January 2017

As part of the Romantics 200 conference arc of bicentenary events organized by the Keats-Shelley Association of America and the Byron Society of America, the Keats-Shelley Association’s session at next year’s MLA will be on the literary events of 1817 from the perspective of 2017.  We invite short papers or detailed proposals for a 20-minute talk (no more than 10 pages, double-spaced TNR). In this year be . . .
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Ambitious New K-SAA Initiatives: A Letter from K-SAA President Stuart Curran

In this letter, K-SAA President Stuart Curran announces new discounts for graduate students and unaffiliated scholars to encourage them to take part in the annual awards dinner at the MLA convention. He also announces a brand new initiative, "Romantic Bicentennials," which will consist of a series of symposia and other commemorative events. The initiative is co-sponsored by the Byron Society of America. . . .
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New Shelley pamphlet/poem made available by Bodleian

he Bodleian Library has purchased the unique copy of Shelley’s Poetical Essay on the Existing State of Things, printed while he was a student at Oxford in 1811 and held under wraps since it came to light in 2006. It will be on display at the library beginning next Saturday. From its tantalizing state of being known but incomunicado, it has now, thanks to the Bodleian, been made universally accessible: the UR . . .
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Volume 63 (2014)

News and Notes [7-38] Peacock’s Lost Epilogue to Skeffington’s Lose No Time [27-33] NICHOLAS A. JOUKOVSKY A Note from Godwin to Ollier in the Year of Reform [34-38] REBECCA NESVET Articles [39-137] Shelley and Keats Manuscripts in Kraków [39-57] STEPHANIE DUMKE William Hilton’s Lost Drawing of Keats [58-77] SCOTT McEATHRON The Poetry of Wandering: “Mont Blanc” in the History of a Six Weeks’ Tour [78-101] MICHAEL ERKE . . .
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