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Q&A with Dr. Jessica A. Volz, author of Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burney

Inquiring readers: This post is a follow up to my review of Dr. Jessica Volz’s book, Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burney. I mainly reviewed Chapter 1, which concentrated on Austen’s visuality. For this post,...
From: Jane Austen's World on 31 May 2020

In Our Time, If You’ve Got the Time

I’ve mentioned before that one of my favorite podcasts is the B.B.C. Radio 4 discussion show In Our Time. In each episode, novelist and television host Melvyn Bragg discusses a particular topic with three experts drawn from Britain’s universities....
From: Boston 1775 on 25 Feb 2017

Our first 2016/17 event—Pain and Prejudice—is on tomorrow!

Filed under: Commentary, Events, Speakers Tagged: cancer, domesticity, Frances Burney, gender, Jane Austen, medicine, pain, Romanticism, science, women
From: CRECS// on 16 Oct 2016

16/17 CRECS Programme now available

We are delighted to announce our programme for the forthcoming academic year, 2016-2017. Events are usually held on Mondays, begin at 5.15pm, take place in Cardiff University’s Special Collections or the John Percival building and are followed by...
From: CRECS// on 13 Oct 2016

First event for 2016/17—Pain and Prejudice: Women and Science in the Romantic Era, 17 Oct 2016

Over the past decade, scholars have become increasingly interested in interfaces between scientific and literary discourses during the Romantic period. How did ideas about cutting-edge science inflect and shape literary productions? How did novels,...
From: CRECS// on 7 Oct 2016

New ECF article, autumn issue, vol. 29, no. 1: “The Pleasures of...

New ECF article, autumn issue, vol. 29, no. 1: “The Pleasures of ‘the World’: Rewriting Epistolarity in Burney, Edgeworth, and Austen,” by Rachael Scarborough King

CONFERENCE REPORT: ‘Scandal and sociability: New perspectives on the Burney family’.

On September 1st, Cardiff University hosted the international symposium, ‘Scandal and Sociability: New Perspectives on the Burney Family’. Organizing this event was a high point of my first year in post at Cardiff. For years, I’ve been...
From: CRECS// on 12 Sep 2015

'Evelina' - Frances (Fanny) Burney

‘This moment arrived.  Just going to Drury-Lane theatre.   The celebrated Mr. Garrick performs Ranger.  I am quite in extacy.  So is Miss Mirvan.  How fortunate, that he should happen to play!  We would not let...

The new website platform for the journal is prohibiting me from...

The new website platform for the journal is prohibiting me from uploading large pdf files at this time, so I have to save these images somewhere. A bunch of 18th-century authors (which I have probably posted before on here): Aphra Behn Baronne de Staël...

Report on CRECS Fight Club, 3 Feb 2015

by Alison Harvey Tuesday night saw the launch of the Cardiff Romanticism and Eighteenth Century Seminar series, which kicked off in style with Fight Club: a no-holds-barred, trash-talking, dirty-fighting academic debate between six of English Literature’s...
From: CRECS// on 4 Feb 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS – ‘Scandal and sociability: New perspectives on the Burney family, 1750-1850′

CALL FOR PAPERS   Scandal and sociability New perspectives on the Burney family, 1750-1850   One-day interdisciplinary symposium Cardiff University Tuesday 1 September 2015   Keynote speaker: Professor Peter Sabor, McGill University ‘‘The march...
From: CRECS// on 26 Jan 2015

Top 10 Women Writers

Portrait (circa 1763) of Mercy Otis Warren by John Singleton Copley. Current location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Although half the population was female, writings by women make up only a small portion of the available literature on the American Revolution....

Frances Burney

Frances d’Arblay Burney, Edward Burney, c1784. Photo: National Portrait Gallery, London. I was twelve, that dangerous age when several of my female friends and I started delving into the murkier tides of literature, when I took my first taste of...
From: Madame Guillotine on 6 Jan 2014

Evelina’s Move to Holborn

Roughly halfway through Frances Burney’s Evelina, the novel’s title character is forcibly relocated from London’s upper-class West side to the unfashionable Holborn district, where she is to spend time with the equally unfashionable...
From: Women Writers, 1660-1800 on 1 Apr 2013

Evelina, A Journey

Personally I think that it is interesting that Evelina is written in letter form.  The longest letters are the ones Evelina writes to her adoptive father Mr. Villars.  Every time a letter is presented not written by Evelina, (e.g. Mr. Villars to Evelina...
From: Women Writers, 1660-1800 on 1 Apr 2013

Infinitely Absurd: The female social pressures in Frances Burney’s Evelina, Volume One

“I believe I am bewitched!  I made a resolution when I began, that I would not be urgent; but my pen – or rather my thoughts, will not suffer me to keep it – for I acknowledge, I must acknowledge, I cannot help wishing for your permission. [...]...
From: Women Writers, 1660-1800 on 25 Mar 2013

Evelina: Letters Send a Message About Format Importance

Frances Burney’s work, Evelina, Les Liaisons Dangereuses being one notable example and also written in the eighteenth century. What does this say, that the story of a woman navigating the social scene is best told through a series of letters, scrawled...
From: Women Writers, 1660-1800 on 25 Mar 2013

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