Philip V. Allinghan arrives for three weeks as the first Victorian Web Fellow.
A new section on Sir Walter Scott in the Previctorian materials; "William James Linton (1812-97), Master of Wood Engraving and Radical Republican;" Helen Paterson Allingham's 1874 illustrations, with commentary, of Hardy's Far From The Madding Crowd. Introductory materials on Hardy's fiction: physical setting, chronological setting, narrative voice, audience and serial structure. "Why Read the Serial Versions of Victorian Novels?"
New online Victorian texts: Tim Linnell, a descendant of the artist, contributes his scanned text of A. T. Storey's The Life of John Linnell, published in London by Bentley and Son in 1892.
New online Victorian texts: Walter Pater's The Renaissance. John McDonnell contributes the electronic text, including scanned images, of the anonymous London Characters and the Humourous Side of London Life. With Upwards of 70 Illustrations, which the London firm Stanley Rivers & Co. published in 1871. Nathalie Chevalier of Paris contributes London, a volume of Victorian photographs circa 1880.
New Victorian Web Book: Chris R. Vanden Bossche's Carlyle and the Search for Authority (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1991).
"London Buildings and Monuments illustrated in the Victorian Web" -- Victorian and modern photograph. Materials on Edmund J. Sullivan, including his introduction to Carlyle's Sartor Resartus and his 79 illustrations to it.
New Victorian Web Book: Josef L. Altholz's The Liberal Catholic Movement in England: The "Rambler" and its Contributors, 1848-1864 (London: Burns and Oates, 1962).
An overview (sitemap) for Victorian painters (eventually) containing one hundred artists and schools. "Image, Allusion, Voice, Dialect, and Irony in Thomas Hardy's 'The Oxen'."
New Victorian Web Book: Barbara T. Gates' Victorian Suicide: Mad Crimes and Sad Histories (Princeton: Princeton University Presss, 1988).
New Victorian Web Book: James R. Kincaid's Dickens and the Rhetoric of Laughter (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971).
Materials on Michael Balfe, Victorian opera singer and composer.
New Victorian Web Books: Chin Liew Ten's Mill on Liberty (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980) and Peter L. Shillingsburg's Pegasus in Harness: Victorian publishing and W. M. Thackeray (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1992).
Materials on the book illustrator, Alfred Parsons.
New Victorian Web Book: James R. Kincaid'sTennyson's Major Poems: The Comic and Ironic Patterns (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975).
Materials on the following illustrators:
- James Watson Dawson, Arthur Hopkins, Ernest Borough-Johnson, John Leech, Charles S. Reinhart,
- Daniel A. Wehrschmidt.
"Imagery in Conrad and Hardy;" "Philip Goulding's Dramatic Adaptation of The Mayor of Casterbridge;" "Tartarean Imagery of Hardy's The Return of the Native;" "Punch, or the London Charivari (1841-1992) -- A British Institution;" sections on Harrison Ainsworth,
"Cotton versus Silk: Sigfried Gideon on Social Class and Mechanization;" "Water-Powered Drop Forge, Abbeyville, Lancashire;" "Sensation Novel Elements in Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge;" "The Serialised Novels of Thomas Hardy, 1872- 1895." Subwebs on Wilkie Collins and Charles Reade, Robert Louis Stevenson
New Materials: John Stuart Mill section; materials on Herbert Spencer and Victorian psychology, including Alexander Bain. "British Victorian and Edwardian Theatre: A Bibliography."
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