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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 (lesbian science-fiction writer extraordinaire) and beyond. Hosted by Dr. Courtney Floyd, a specialist in nineteenth-century literature and print culture, and Eleanor Dumbill, a PhD Candidate in Victorian literature and publishing. New episodes on the last Friday of each month.

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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 (lesbian science-fiction writer extraordinaire) and beyond. Hosted by Dr. Courtney Floyd, a specialist in nineteenth-century literature and print culture, and Eleanor Dumbill, a PhD Candidate in Victorian literature and publishing. New episodes on the last Friday of each month.

    Hiatus Announcement

    Hiatus Announcement

    Link to our read-along details (the full text of this announcement is included there): http://victorianscribblers.com/quarantine-read-along/ Link to a podcast that is heroically providing Covid-19 updates (thanks Erins!): http://thispodcastwillkillyou.com/ Find us on Twitter: @VS_Podcast

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    Bonus Episode – A Conversation with Isabel Greenberg

    Bonus Episode – A Conversation with Isabel Greenberg

    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_9781419732683/ …

    • 46 min
    Episode 21 – Martin R. Delany’s Writing

    Episode 21 – Martin R. Delany’s Writing

    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. …

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    Episode 20 – Martin R. Delany (Part Three)

    Episode 20 – Martin R. Delany (Part Three)

    The third and final part of our biographical coverage of Martin R. Delany. Transcripts and links coming soon.

    • 50 min
    Episode 20 – Martin R. Delany (Part Two)

    Episode 20 – Martin R. Delany (Part Two)

    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 Emanuel S. Nelson

    • 58 min
    Episode 20 – Martin R. Delany (Part One)

    Episode 20 – Martin R. Delany (Part One)

    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 …

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