Tag Archives: Victorian literature

CfA: The Victorian Roots of Fantasy

A Call for Articles on the Victorian roots of fantasy for the journal Fantasy Art and Studies (deadline 10 December 2017). Undoubtedly the Victorian era was a fruitful period for the emergence of imaginative fiction. Now, at a moment when … Continue reading

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CFP: Call for Articles: Victorian and Neo-Victorian Screen Adaptations

And following my last post on Steampunk and Neo-Victorianism, there’s a call here for articles in a collected volume on Victorian and Neo-Victorian Screen Adaptations.

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Franziska Kohlt, ‘Alice in the asylum: Wonderland and the real mad tea parties of the Victorians’

An excellent article here by Franziska Kohlt, ‘Alice in the asylum: Wonderland and the real mad tea parties of the Victorians‘. Franziska looks at the Alice books and the theme of madness in the context of both the recent Disney … Continue reading

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CFPs and Talks

This an admin-esque post just drawing people’s attention to some CFPs and a talk that might be of interest to our followers. Firstly, there is a CFP for the Victorian Popular Fiction Association which will be holding its conference from … Continue reading

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Victorian fairytales and folklore: round up

More here on nineteenth-century fairy tales and folklore. Lucy Scholes reviews a book on folklore studies from the period, an anthology of Victorian literary fairy tales, and a book on the relationship between the genre and science.

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