The Byron Journal has reached an impressive milestone this month with the publication of its 50th issue. To celebrate, we're sharing a selection of Free to Read articles for the month alongside books about the poet. Take a look via the LUP blog:
Spotlight on Verse, Music and Lyrics: Free to read journal articles and 30% off selected books
Enjoy free access to a selection of articles from across our journals and 30% off selected print and e-Books; order before 30th September 2022 using code VERSE30 at the checkout to take advantage of this offer (30% deducted at checkout. Duties and customs taxes charged by the courier may apply when ordering a print book within the EU).
Some Bright Eternity: Shelley at 200
‘Shelley, the writer of some infidel poetry, has been drowned: now he knows whether there is a God or no’. So wrote a Tory reviewer after Shelley’s premature death. Cruel as the remark is, the reviewer accidentally lights upon the questions that had preoccupied the poet throughout his short life: is there a God and is there life after death? Madeleine Callaghan discusses this as a crucial facet of her new book, Eternity in British Romantic Poetry for the bicentenary of Percy Bysshe Shelley's death.
The formal and the informal, the redacted and the omitted: working with the Henry Crabb Robinson archive
Philipp Hunnekuhl is the author of Henry Crabb Robinson: Romantic Comparatist, 1790–1811, published recently in the Romantic Reconfigurations: Studies in Literature and Culture 1780–1850 series. The book is the first comprehensive study of Robinson’s achievements as a pioneering literary critic and cross-cultural disseminator. In this blog post, Hunnekuhl reflects on working with the manuscripts of … Continue reading
Wordsworth, Storm Desmond and the A591
Saeko Yoshikawa is the author of William Wordsworth and Modern Travel, a cultural history of the poet in the age of railways, motoring and the First World War, and the latest in our Romantic Reconfigurations series. In this blog post, she examines how ‘Lakeland’s oldest highway’, the A591, helped construct the cultural landscape of the Lake District. Storm Desmond will long … Continue reading