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Victorian Scribblers

Courtney Floyd and Eleanor Dumbill

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Victorian Scribblers is a podcast about the nineteenth-century writers time forgot, from Mary Elizabeth Braddon (the mother of detective fiction) to Marie Corelli (queer science-fiction writer extraordinaire) and beyond. Hosted by Dr. Courtney Floyd, a specialist in nineteenth-century literature and print culture, and Dr. Eleanor Dumbill, a specialist in Victorian literature and publishing.
 
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Show Notes Tres de MarzoYa Cepeda, el hombre ilustre que nos legara en herencia la Libertad y la Ciencia fuentes de ventura y paz consagra con noble anhelo para eternizar su gloria a su querida memoria cantos de felicidad. Escuchad… Su augusto nombre por doquier repite el eco… Todo el pueblo yucateco honra hoy al libertador y en dulce y sentida tro…
 
We still need to get you last month's episode! It's coming! But in the meantime, we have a WHALE of a tale to share: episode one of The Land Whale Murders! _The Land Whale Murder_s is a Gilded Age comedic alternate history podcast about murders, birders, and a missing whale. The show is written by Jonathan A. Goldberg (writer of The Fall of the Hou…
 
Episode Notes This week, we're slashing The transcript for this episode can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co Check out Courtney and Eleanor's other podcast, Victorian Scribblers.Tweet number on about ThoreauAnd a tweet thread that followed Find out more at https://lit-slashing.pineca…
 
Episode Notes This week, we're slashing The transcript for this episode can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co Check out Courtney and Eleanor's other podcast, Victorian Scribblers. Support Lit Slashing by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/lit-slashing Find ou…
 
Episode Notes This week, we're slashing Frances Milton Trollope The transcript for this episode can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co Check out Courtney and Eleanor's other podcast, Victorian Scribblers. Support Lit Slashing by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/…
 
Episode Notes This week, we're slashing Thomas Hardy. The transcript for this episode can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co Check out Courtney and Eleanor's other podcast, Victorian Scribblers. Support Lit Slashing by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/lit-sl…
 
Episode Notes This week, we're slashing Fergus Hume. The transcript for this episode can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co Check out Courtney and Eleanor's other podcast, Victorian Scribblers. And if you have any of the elementary emotions left in your nineteenth- ... erm ... twenty-f…
 
Episode Notes This week, we're slashing Wilkie Collins. The transcript for this episode can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co Check out Courtney and Eleanor's other podcast, Victorian Scribblers. Support Lit Slashing by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/lit-…
 
Episode Notes This week, we're slashing Emily and Anne Brontë. The transcript for this episode can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co Check out Courtney and Eleanor's other podcast, Victorian Scribblers. Support Lit Slashing by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/j…
 
Episode Notes This week, we're slashing William Wordsworth. The transcript for this episode can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co Check out Courtney and Eleanor's other podcast, Victorian Scribblers. Support Lit Slashing by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/…
 
in this episode, we wrap up our coverage of the life of Mary Church Terrell! (Courtney here, apologizing for the random thumps. We were in hour two of recording and I apparently had the fidgets. :/) Resources Used and Mentioned Mary Church Terrell. A Colored Woman in a White World Code Switch episode about redlining P. Djèlí Clark's _Ring Shout_ Th…
 
Episode Notes This week, we're slashing Edward Bulwer-Lytton. The transcript for this episode can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co Check out Courtney and Eleanor's other podcast, Victorian Scribblers. Support Lit Slashing by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/ja…
 
Show Notes Hey Listeners, check out our new project: Lit Slashing, a weekly micro podcast bringing you history’s most notorious bad, backhanded, and brutal reviews of literary classics, coming May 25th, 2021. The transcript for this trailer can be found here. Follow us on Twitter @LitSlashingPod and check out our website litslashing.carrd.co. You c…
 
Show Notes This episode carries a general content warning for discussion of racism. Timestamps for other potentially triggering content:08:15 - 08:45 (suicide)09:40 - 10:00 (rape)13:40 - 15:15, 15:50 - 16:15 (racist police and gun violence) Sources US National Archives page for Mary Church Terrell Mary Church Terrell. 'What It Means to be Colored i…
 
Show Notes Hi Listeners, this is just a brief announcement to let you know that our next episode will be delayed. Like many of you, we are struggling with this ongoing global pandemic. (laughs) Uhhhh. yeah. yeah. But, we've got some cool things in the works. They're coming soon. Fret not. In the meantime, check the show notes for a list of highly r…
 
Show Notes In this episode, we talk to Scheherezade Khan, a masters student at the University of Ottawa, about Isa Blagden and how we can decolonise our approach to Victorian literature. The paper we discussed is Ronjaunee Chatterjee, Alicia Mireles Christoff and Amy R. Wong. 'Introduction: Undisciplining Victorian Studies' in Victorian Studies Vol…
 
Show Notes The music used in this episode's break is Charles Wood's 'Ding Dong Merrily on High', performed by Steve's Bedroom Band. Sources Fanny Jackson-Coppin. Reminiscences of School Life; and Hints on Teaching. Digitised by the University of North Carolina. Cassandra Waggoner. ‘Fannie Jackson Coppin (1837-1913). Blackpast Robin Brooks. Looking …
 
In Episode 24, Courtney and Eleanor chat about the life and work of renowned Chinese ci and shi poet, Gu Taiqing. Transcript coming soon! Sources for this episode: The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History Wang, Yanning. Reverie and Reality : Poetry on Travel by Late Imperial Chinese Women. Geng, Changqin. Mirror, dream and shadow : Gu Taiqing…
 
Sources for this episode: Lois Brown. Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution Hanna Wallinger. Pauline E. Hopkins: A Literary Biography Cary D. Wintz and Paul Finkelman. The Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance [The Pauline Hopkins Society] (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) [Black Past article on Hopkins] (https://www.bla…
 
Description Courtney and Eleanor chat about what they've been up to during hiatus / quarantine and what they're hoping to accomplish in Season Four! Things we mentioned:Eleanor's articleCall for participants The books mentioned in this episode are: Akala's Natives Janna Thompson's Should Current Generations Make Reparations for Slavery?…
 
Transcript coming soon. The texts read in this episode are True Patriotism and The Attraction of Planets. You can read True Patriotism, along with other information related to Delany on the website of Moonstone Arts Center. The Attraction of Planets can be found on Hathitrust. Note. Some listeners may want to skip The Attraction of Planets. I (Elea…
 
In this episode, we chat with illustrator and writer, Isabel Greenberg, about her new book, Glass Town, and the Brontës. You can find Isabel on Twitter: @isabelgreenberg, on Instagram, and on her website: https://www.isabelgreenberg.co.uk/ U.S. listeners can find Glass Town here on March 3rd: https://www.abramsbooks.com/product/glass-town_978141973…
 
Resources Gerry Butler. ‘MARTIN ROBISON DELANY (1812-1885)’ Black Past https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/delany-major-martin-robison-1812-1885/ Encyclopedia Virginia entry on Delany https://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Delany_Martin_R_1812-1885 African American Authors, 1745-1945: A Bio-bibliographical Sourcebook (2000) edited by E…
 
Resources Why There’s a West Virginia: https://daily.jstor.org/why-theres-a-west-virginia/ Frank A. Rollin. Life and Public Services of Martin R. Delany: Sub-assistant commisioner bureau relief of Refugees, Freedmen, and of Abandoned Lands, and Late Major 104th US Coloured Troops. Boston: Lea and Shepard, 1868. Portrait of Delany in military regali…
 
Show notes coming soon! Find the PDF of “The Happy Life” below. (I’m aware this PDF is not screen reader accessible and am working on remedying that!!) “The Happy Life”Download Episode 19 Transcript: Download ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reference to Mr. Mallock: possibly W. H. Mallock, author of Is Life Worth Li…
 
Link to “The Star”: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/27365/27365-h/27365-h.htm#Page_35 TITLE OF EPISODE IN REFERENCE TO: “Beautiful Star of Bethlehem” performed by: Rhonda Vincent: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RGLS5BnLZc The Judds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvfhOgpDRxI Judy Garland singing “The Star of the East” (written by New York lyrici…
 
RESOURCES: Branch article on Oscar Wilde’s trials: https://www.branchcollective.org/?ps_articles=andrew-elfenbein-on-the-trials-of-oscar-wilde-myths-and-realities Nick Birch’s website / blog: http://mariecorelli.org.uk/ Resource about one of Corelli’s ghostly appearances: https://www.leslieflint.com/the-cook-sisters-collection Article about Marie C…
 
RESOURCES: Branch article on Oscar Wilde’s trials: https://www.branchcollective.org/?ps_articles=andrew-elfenbein-on-the-trials-of-oscar-wilde-myths-and-realities Nick Birch’s website / blog: http://mariecorelli.org.uk/ Resource about one of Corelli’s ghostly appearances: https://www.leslieflint.com/the-cook-sisters-collection Article about Marie C…
 
Things we mentioned in this episode: The Victorian Data conference: https://data-caucus.herokuapp.com/ This Victorian authors / penguin height comparison: The Queen of Romania, a secret Victorian Scribbler? See details here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabeth_of_Wied and here https://www.library.kent.edu/special-collections-and-archives/queen-m…
 
Content Warning: This episode includes mentions and discussion of suicide, miscarriage, infidelity, rape, the death of children, and the death of a spouse. It’s Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Awareness-Events/Awareness-Messaging), and we just wanted to highlight that, if you or someone you know and love is ……
 
Content Warning: This episode includes mentions and discussion of suicide, miscarriage, infidelity, the death of children, and the death of a spouse. It’s Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Awareness-Events/Awareness-Messaging), and we just wanted to highlight that, if you or someone you know and love is strugglin…
 
RESOURCES Romantic outlaws : the extraordinary lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley / Charlotte Gordon. Frankenstein : complete, authoritative text with biographical and historical contexts, critical history, and essays from five contemporary critical perspectives / edited by Johanna M. Smith Sinéad O’Connor – Nothing ……
 
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