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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.

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.

    Lit Slashing Supercut

    Lit Slashing Supercut

    Show Notes
    Eleanor and Courtney have been swamped, so they offer you this supercut of their spinoff podcast, Lit Slashing, in lieu of an episode this month. If you like what you hear, you can subscribe to here: https://pnc.st/s/lit-slashing. Check out litslashing.carrd.co for transcripts, links to social media, and more!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    A Conversation about Anne Brontë with Robin Inboden

    A Conversation about Anne Brontë with Robin Inboden

    Show Notes
    In this episode, we interview Professor Robin Inboden, who edited the recent Broadview edition of _Agnes Grey_.

    Also check out Robin's book recommendation, Take Courage: Anne Brontë and the Art of Life.

    Episode 27 - Mary Church Terrell (Part Two)

    Episode 27 - Mary Church Terrell (Part Two)

    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_

    The World’s Fair, Frederick Douglas, and Paul Dunbar


    The Poetry Foundation’s page on Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Get Lit podcast episode on Paul Laurence Dunbar
    A Pamphlet of Frederick Douglass’s Lecture on Haiti, Library of Congress
    From the Midway, a podcast miniseries on the Chicago World’s Fair
    A New Yorker article about the Haiti Pavilion at the World’s Fair
    An episode of NPR’s Fresh Air on the Remarkable Life of Frederick Douglass

    Learn More about Mary Church Terrell


    National Portrait Gallery portrait and info
    Short PBS video about Church Terrell
    Ms. Magazine article about Church Terrell
    History Chicks podcast part one, part two
    _Unladylike_ profile of Church Terrell
    Church Terrell episode of _Encyclopedia Womanica_
    _Everyday Black History_ podcast episode on Church Terrell
    _Girltrek's Black History Bootcamp_ episode on Church Terrell

    Our New Project: Lit Slashing

    Our New Project: Lit Slashing

    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 can subscribe to our RSS feed here.

    • 2 min
    Episode 27 - Mary Church Terrell (Part One)

    Episode 27 - Mary Church Terrell (Part One)

    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 in the Capital of the United States'.
    Mary Church Terrell. A Colored Woman in a White World
    Library of Congress holdings for Church Terrell
    Bobby L. Lovett 'Memphis Riots: White Reaction to Blacks in Memphis, May 1865-July 1866' Tennessee Historical Quarterly 38:1 (1979), pp. 9-33  
    Alison M. Parker. Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell.
    Tyina Steptoe. 'Mary Church Terrell (1863-1964)'. Black Past.
    SNAC (Social Networks and Archival Context) cooperative page for Mary Church Terrell
    US National Archives. Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell with Alison M. Parker.

    • 45 min
    Episode 26 - Isa Blagden

    Episode 26 - Isa Blagden

    Show Notes
    In this episode, Courtney and Eleanor chat about the life and work of poet, novelist, and dog-lover, Isa Blagden! (With Courtney's apologies for the episode's lateness. All she can say is: pandemic brain.)

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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