The Collected Letters of Robert Southey, Part Six
New Work on German Romanticism
Teaching Romanticism and Literary Theory, edited by Brian McGrath
The Collected Letters of Robert Southey, Part Six
Based on extensive new archival research, The Collected Letters of Robert Southey, Part Six: 1819 to 1821 brings together for the first time Southey’s surviving letters from a period of turbulence and transition in his own life and in wider society. The 546 letters published here are testimony to Southey’s formidable energy and commitment to letter writing as a vehicle for social...

Is Romantic prose a neutral instrument of representation? Does it struggle to engage questions of experience and sensation in new ways? How should prose be understood in relation to poetic expressiveness? The essays in this volume explore Romantic prose across multiple genres as a kind of performative utterance that redraws the boundaries between the private and the social.

New Work on German Romanticism
“What’s new with German Romanticism?” – the question gestures to the important contribution of German-language writing to our understanding of the period but also to the trenchant and suggestive interrogation of the category of “newness” by German Romantic writers. The essays in this collection represent some of the most important current trends in scholarship, but each also grapples in some way...
Teaching Romanticism and Literary Theory, edited by Brian McGrath

These essays reflect on the ways contributors integrate literary theory into their teaching of Romanticism and reflect on the continued importance of literary theory to Romanticism and the work of Romanticists. Collectively the essays broach a range of questions, but perhaps most importantly: why teach Romanticism and literary theory today? How does teaching Romanticism with literary theory...

This volume brings together essays from Japan, China, Taiwan, and Korea to offer an unprecedented view of English Romanticism’s presence in the modern literature and literary criticism of East Asia. Going beyond simply tracing the influence of English Romantic writing on East Asian writers and critics, each essay reveals an intrinsic and often surprising interconnectedness in the Romantic...

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Based on extensive new archival research, The Collected Letters of Robert Southey, Part Six: 1819 to 1821 brings together for the first time Southey’s surviving letters from a period of turbulence and transition in his own life and in wider...
March 2017

Is Romantic prose a neutral instrument of representation? Does it struggle to engage questions of experience and sensation in new ways? How should prose be understood in relation to poetic expressiveness? The essays in this volume explore...

February 2017
“What’s new with German Romanticism?” – the question gestures to the important contribution of German-language writing to our understanding of the period but also to the trenchant and suggestive interrogation of the category of “newness” by German...
December 2016

These essays reflect on the ways contributors integrate literary theory into their teaching of Romanticism and reflect on the continued importance of literary theory to Romanticism and the work of Romanticists. Collectively the essays broach a...

December 2016
This volume brings together essays from Japan, China, Taiwan, and Korea to offer an unprecedented view of English Romanticism’s presence in the modern literature and literary criticism of East Asia. Going beyond simply tracing the influence of...
December 2016
This volume explores the multiplicity of the media concept during the Romantic age in England. The collection's central investigations include: the multiplicity of Romantic-era media technologies and theories; the conceptual models of network,...
November 2016

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Michael Sinatra named Co-Director of NINES << NINES News
1 week 2 days ago
NINES is excited to announce that Michael Sinatra has been named Co-Director of NINES (http://nines.org), sharing the role with Andrew Stauffer of the University of Virginia. Based at the Université de Montreal, Sinatra is the founding editor of the open access e-journal ‘Romanticism on the Net’ (launched in February 1996) and the director of the Montreal-based interuniversity... See full post (external link)
NASSR 2016 – Progressive Pedagogies << NASSR Graduate Student Caucus
7 months 1 week ago
One of the last panel slots of NASSR 2016 was reserved for a roundtable with contestants of the Romantic Circles‘s Pedagogy Contest, hosted by RC Pedagogies editor Kate Singer. This year’s competition featured these finalists: Simon Bainbridge (Lancaster University) – “Wordsworth Online and On Location: Teaching Romantic Writing Beyond the Literature Classroom” Michelle Levy (... See full post (external link)
NASSR 2016: Rapid Response – Final Day! << NASSR Graduate Student Caucus
7 months 1 week ago
So here we are, at the end of NASSR 2016, with all of us likely traveling across the U.S. and Canada this evening, or on our way across the Atlantic or Pacific, heading back to our home institutions. Hopefully we’re re-invigorated with an exceptional amount of insight, inspiration, and innovation that will carry into our research and teaching over this coming academic year. For me, today... See full post (external link)
NASSR Rapid Response: Day Three << NASSR Graduate Student Caucus
7 months 1 week ago
Saturday’s tweets about NASSR 2016 via Storify Saturday at NASSR was a marathon day for me, starting with an 8:30 am seminar run by the brilliant Mary Favret. Cheekily titled “Affect: Enough Already!” the seminar examined the role affect studies has played in the field. Among other questions, Favret asked: What has a focus on affect taught us to see? What has it taught us not to see? What... See full post (external link)
NASSR Rapid Response, Day Two << NASSR Graduate Student Caucus
7 months 1 week ago
Friday’s Tweets about NASSR 2016 via Storify More to come… See full post (external link)
NASSR 2016: Rapid Response, Day One << NASSR Graduate Student Caucus
7 months 2 weeks ago
Today’s Tweets about #NASSR2016 via Storify Thanks to the intrepid new managing editor of the NGSC blog Caroline Winter, a new inititative started by the caucus with the NASSR conference at Berkeley will be the fast publication of rapid responses to each day’s events. Over the course of the week, you’ll be hearing from Deven Parker, Cailey Hall, and Talia Vestri Croan. Though,... See full post (external link)

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