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S1:E2 – Wilkie’s Writing

EPISODE 2 – WILKIE’s WRITING “Our words are giant when they do us an injury, and dwarves when they do us a service.” 2 parts: PROCESS & PROSE PROCESS: –19 out of 23 novels serialized in periodicals –newspapers and/or “magazines” which ranged from the types …

S1:E1 – Wilkie Collins

“Our words are giant when they do us an injury, and dwarves when they do us a service.” I. WILLIAM WILKIE COLLINS II. Historical Context: a. 1824 — George IV is 4 yrs in to his 10 yr reign, having succeeded his mentally unstable father, …

Not Jane Austen

In which I take on Jane Austen…and provisionally outline what actually counts as “Victorian.” Fortify yourselves, because I put on my ranting pants.  DISCLAIMER: in this episode, I state that Queen Victoria reigned from 1837-1902. In fact, she died in 1901. So, the correct date …

Intro

Show Notes: As promised, a quick overview of non-academic, but informative and entertaining podcast episodes about Victorians / Writers. The History Chicks (a podcast I love and highly recommend): Queen Victoria (part one here, part two here) Lewis Carroll Beatrix Potter I’m sure this isn’t an all-inclusive …

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