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Episode 12 – Frances Eleanor Trollope’s Writing

Episode 12 – Frances Eleanor Trollope’s Writing

In this episode, we read Frances Eleanor Trollope’s chapter of the collaborative novel, The Fate of Fenella (1892). The edition that Courtney owns is from Valancourt Books, the edition that I (Eleanor) own is actually from Solis Press. I thought I should flag this up before I […]

Bonus Episode – NAVSA 2018

Bonus Episode – NAVSA 2018

In this episode, you’ll hear excerpts from presentations on the NAVSA panel in which I participated as well as MIDIs of two nineteenth-century songs! Thanks to Miranda Butler for bringing us together to organize the panel, Kate Nesbit and Shannon Draucker for their amazing papers […]

MS Episode 8 – Wrap-Up

MS Episode 8 – Wrap-Up

MS 8 – Wrap-Up   –YouTube adaptations Middlemarch – Neo-Victorian series set at college. Dorothea is a bi STEM student who is documenting the lives of her friends. She eventually falls for a genderbent Ladislaw. Carmilla – Neo-Victorian. Four seasons and a movie! Quite different […]

MS Episode 7 – Visualizing the Victorians

MS Episode 7 – Visualizing the Victorians

MS 7 – Visualizing the Victorians Hi all, welcome to the seventh episode of our Summer 2018 mini series, Victorian Adaptations / Adapting the Victorians. In this episode I’m going to talk about comics and graphic novels which either adapt Victorian stories or present original […]

MS Episode 6 – Victorians on Television

MS Episode 6 – Victorians on Television

Adaptations mentioned: Daniel Deronda on IMDB Daniel Deronda on the BBC’s website Middlemarch on IMDB North and South on IMDB North and South on BBC iPlayer War and Peace (series) on IMDB War and Peace (series) on BBC iPlayer War and Peace (film) on IMDB […]

MS Episode 5 – What are Neo-Victorian and Steampunk, Anyway?

MS Episode 5 – What are Neo-Victorian and Steampunk, Anyway?

Hi everyone, welcome back to our ongoing summer 2018 mini-series, Victorian Adaptations / Adapting the Victorians, this is Courtney and I’m recording solo today. Over the course of the next thirty or so minutes, I’m going to sketch out the definitions of Neo-Victorian and Steampunk […]

MS Episode 4 – Victorian Art Adaptations (Part Two)

MS Episode 4 – Victorian Art Adaptations (Part Two)

Dr. Wager and I continue our conversation about Victorian Art / Art Adaptations. Things we mentioned: Poison Wallpaper William Morris Archive William Morris’s News From Nowhere  Thomas Hood’s “The Song of the Shirt”  Elizabeth Carolyn Miller’s Slow Print Jennifer Green-Lewis’s Framing the Victorians Daniel Novak’s Realism, Photography, and Nineteenth-Century […]

MS Episode 4 – Victorian Art Adaptations (Part One)

MS Episode 4 – Victorian Art Adaptations (Part One)

Hi everyone, welcome to episode four of our summer 2018 mini-series, Victorian Adaptations / Adapting the Victorians! Today we’re going to chat about art adaptations, though I have a feeling I’m going rogue by using that term in regard to art at all. Here to […]

MS Episode 3 – William Morris and the Kelmscott Press

MS Episode 3 – William Morris and the Kelmscott Press

IMPORTANT NOTE: We experienced some technical difficulties in recording this episode and at times Ben’s audio is missing or corrupted. I (Eleanor) have done my best to clean this up but please bear with us on this! Welcome to the third episode of our 2018 […]


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