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It’s Alive! Shelley-Godwin Archive Launched

The Shelley-Godwin Archive, launched on October 31, is now live. The new digital resource comprises the manuscripts of Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.  For the first time ever, the widely scattered manuscripts of England’s “first family of writers” are being brought together in digital form online for worldwide use. Visit the site at Read More

New film, UNBOUND: Scenes from the Life of Mary Shelley

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston recently held a screening of a new experimental take on the life of Mary Shelley. Here's what the ICA Boston's Website says about the film:
Working with non-actors, the seasons, and the extraordinary architecture and landscapes of Rome, Abigail Child has crea . . .
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Red Bull Theatre to host reading of P.B. Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound

The defiant, tormented Prometheus is released to the world in this exquisite romantic fantasia. As part of their ongoing series “Revelation Readings,” the Red Bull Theatre will be reading of Percy Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound November 18 at 7:30 p.m. at their New York location. Details here. Also of interest is a reading of Samson Agonistes on Oct. 14. The “Revelation Readings” series is . . .
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It’s alive! Shelley-Godwin Archive to launch 10/31

The Shelley-Godwin Archive will have its public launch at the New York Public Library on Halloween, Thursday 31 October, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Margaret Berger Forum, Room 227. Neil Fraistat and David Brookshire from the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities will describe the creation of the Archive's first transcribed and encoded manuscript, the Bodleian Library's Frankenstein no . . .
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Report on 2013 Symposium, “Romantic Manuscripts in a Digital World”

The 2013 symposium, held at the Lincoln Center campus of Fordham University, drew an audience of some 45 persons. The symposium was planned by the K-SAA’s current Vice-President, Neil Fraistat, to reflect on what may be the result of major digitization projects now underway in the field of British Romanticism. There were three main sections, each having distinct generic, methodological and technical differences, so a . . .
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Volume 61 (2012)

Special issue: Was There a Literary Regency? News and Notes [7-22] Articles Introduction: Was There a Literary Regency? [23-24] STUART CURRAN Was There a Regency Literature? 1816 as a Test Case [25-34] STEPHEN C. BEHRENDT The Year of Reaction: 1816 as Janus-Faced [35-48] JERROLD E. HOGLE 1816 as Literary Year: Three Ways of Looking at a Literary Regency [49-56] SONIA HOFKOSH Some Caveats about Postulating a Regency L . . .
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Volume 60 (2011)

News and Notes [7-30] Amelia Curran’s Newfoundland Painting [25-30] FIONA POLACK Articles  What is a First Edition? The Case of Don Juan. Cantos VI.—VII.—and VIII. [31-56] GARY DYER ‘Destined to complete a certain cycle’: Francis Jeffrey and Byron’s Orientalism [57-76] JOHN J. REGAN Framing Difference: The Orientalist Aesthetics of David Roberts and Percy Shelley [77-94] MANU SAMRITI CHANDER T . . .
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Volume 59 (2010)

News and Notes [7-30] Barbauld and Byron: New Affinities in an Unpublished Letter [26-30] LISSETTE LOPEZ SZWYDKY Articles Faust Translations of Coleridge and Shelley on the London Stage [31-42] FREDERICK BURWICK Shelley’s Jewish “Orations” [43-64] NORA CROOK AND TATSUO TOKOO “The Poor Girl’s Talent”: Romantic Mentorship and Mary Colling’s Fables [65-77] ERICA OBEY “Unen . . .
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Volume 58 (2009)

News and Notes [7-32] Interpolation as Inspiration: “Sight-Wonder” in Keats, Chapman, and Homer [25-32] ANNE C. MacMASTER AND HOLLY M. SYPNIEWSKI Articles Book Fancy: Bibliomania and the Literary Word [33-52] INA FERRIS The Difficult Education of Shelley’s “Triumph of Life” [53-78] JOEL FAFLAK In Praise of the Demeler: William Godwin and the Romantic [79-95] Mixture MARK LOUNIBOS Felicia . . .
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Volume 57 (2008)

News and Notes A Lost Shelley Letter in Boston College’s Francis Thompson Archive [25-31] DANA M. LAWTON-BALEJKO Charlotte Smith to Thomas Cadell, Sr., and Harriet Lee: Two New Letters [32-41] HARRIET GUEST and JUDITH STANTON Cluster on Regency Reading Editor’s Introduction [43-44] An Ethics of Reading: A Conflicted Romantic Heritage [45-65] ANTHONY JOHN HARDING “A very rational animal”: William Hazlitt on the Romant . . .
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