This blog is devoted to reporting recent work in British Romantic and Victorian literature, including books, articles, digital resources, and conferences. My particular interests are poetry, digital scholarship, and the history of the book. Please send information and requests.
Andrew Stauffer is an associate professor in the Department of English at the University of Virginia, where he serves as the Director of NINES, a federation of peer-reviewed, online scholarly projects in nineteenth-century studies.
Joanna Swafford is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University of Virginia, where she is currently completing a dissertation on poetry and parlor songs of the Victorian era.
John Savarese is an ACLS New Faculty Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is at work on a book about poetic theory and the sciences in Romantic-era Britain.
According to the OED, a hoarding is a nineteenth-century term for “a temporary fence made of boards inclosing a building while in course of erection or repair; often used for posting bills and advertisements; hence, any boarding on which bills are posted.”
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