Workshop: “So You Want to Submit a Journal Article!”

We were delighted to have the privilege of hosting Dr. Eugenia Zuroski, editor-in-chief of Eighteenth-Century Fiction and Associate Professor of English at McMaster University,  earlier this term. Following a fascinating and vibrant paper on 'The Cat-Arion of Strawberry Hill: Bentley’s Illustrations for Gray’s Poem about the Death of Walpole's Cat', Eugenia ran a workshop on journal publication… Continue reading Workshop: “So You Want to Submit a Journal Article!”


Maria Edgeworth and the ‘Irish Education Bill’ (1799) Pt.2

By Susan Manly (The first part of this post can be found here.) Having spent several years now reading through the manuscript notes and letters in the Edgeworth family papers held in the Bodleian and the National Library of Ireland, I’ve become ever more convinced that Marilyn Butler was quite right: collaborative exchange underpins Richard… Continue reading Maria Edgeworth and the ‘Irish Education Bill’ (1799) Pt.2

Another award for Anna

Congratulations again to one of our CECS doctoral students, Anna Mercer, on being awarded a Stephen Copley Postgraduate Research Award this year. This is a highly competitive annual bursary scheme run by the British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS) in order to support postgraduate research in the UK or aboard. Anna will be going to the USA for her research trip:… Continue reading Another award for Anna

Keats-Shelley essay prize success

Congratulations to one of our English Phd students, Anna Mercer, for winning the runner-up Keats-Shelley essay prize, awarded annually by the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association. Her essay was entitled 'Beyond Frankenstein: the Collaborative Literary Relationship of Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley', and is based on her thesis work. Carol Ann Duffy was the prize chair this year. There's more… Continue reading Keats-Shelley essay prize success