Online Conversazione ~ Reading Like a Victorian
Reading Like a Victorian: How to Experience Serial Novels Synchronically Online
Dr. Robyn Warhol will demonstrate her recently upgraded website, Reading Like a Victorian, to show how one can experience serial novels online as their original readers might have done. Just as we follow multiple serial TV programmes in real time, Victorians would have read monthly or weekly installments of other novels while waiting for the next installment of their favorites to appear in print. Dr. Warhol will discuss the implications of reading 19th-century novels in their “serial moments.”
Robyn Warhol is an Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of English at The Ohio State University. A specialist in narrative theory and 19th-century British literature, she is the co-editor (with Susan S. Lanser) of Narrative Theory Unbound: Queer and Feminist Narratologies and co-author (with Helena Michie) of Love Among the Archives: Writing the Lives of Sir George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor, both winners of international scholarly awards.
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Please note that you will not be able to join the meeting until 8.00pm (UK time) on the day.
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Reading Like a Victorian
Victorian Serial Novels
Victorian Serial Novels allows readers to get easy access to parts of Victorian novels in the order in which they were published in the nineteenth century. You can navigate to a particular month and year to read installments of novels that came out simultaneously.
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