Virtual Victorians

Networks, Connections, Technologies

Authors: Alfano, Veronica, Stauffer, Andrew

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Exploring how scholars use digital resources to reconstruct the 19th century, this volume probes key issues in the intersection of digital humanities and history. Part I examines the potential of online research tools for literary scholarship while Part II outlines a prehistory of digital virtuality by exploring specific Victorian cultural forms.

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Alison Booth, University of Virginia, USA Ruth Brimacombe, National Portrait Gallery, UK Susan Brown, University of Guelph, Canada Alison Chapman, University of Victoria, Canada Ryan Cordell, Northeastern University, USA Lisa Hager, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, USA Natalie M. Houston, University of Houston, USA Christopher Keep, University of Western Ontario, Canada Peter Otto, University of Melbourne, Australia Catherine Robson, New York University, USA Michael E. Sinatra, University of Montreal, Canada

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"A timely and exciting volume, methodologically diverse and consistently thought-provoking." - Jason Rudy, Associate Professor of English, University of Maryland, USA


Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Stauffer, Andrew

    Pages 1-8

  • How We Search Now: New and Old Ways of Digging Up Wolfe’s “Sir John Moore”

    Robson, Catherine

    Pages 11-28

  • Viral Textuality in Nineteenth-Century Us Newspaper Exchanges

    Cordell, Ryan

    Pages 29-56

  • Networking Feminist Literary History: Recovering Eliza Meteyard’s Web

    Brown, Susan

    Pages 57-82

  • Frances Trollope in a Victorian Network of Women’s Biographies

    Booth, Alison

    Pages 83-106

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Virtual Victorians
Book Subtitle
Networks, Connections, Technologies
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39329-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137393296
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39820-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48530-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 290
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