Victorian Poetry

Journal publishing scholary articles on topics related to Victorian poetry and poets.

Articles from Vol. 44, No. 1, Spring

Afterword
When I received the communication about this special issue of Victorian Poetry from Kirstie Blair and Emma Mason, I was not exactly dumb-founded, but I was certainly greatly surprised. They told me that the publication of this collection of essays...
Hopkins and Tractarianism
The life and work of Gerard Manley Hopkins resist easy classification. In terms of biography, the "Tractarian Hopkins" was a wilful undergraduate at Balliol College, Oxford who drank at the well of ritualism on his way to converting to Roman Catholicism....
Rossetti and the Tractarians
Christina Rossetti's life and art are closely connected to all aspects of the Oxford Movement. Beginning in 1843, she attended Christ Church, Albany Street, the church often described as the leading London church of the Oxford Movement. She supported...
Tractarian Poetry: Introduction
In The Practice of Everyday Life, Michel de Certeau defines belief, "not as the object of believing (a dogma, a program, etc.) but as the subject's investment in a proposition, the act of saying it and considering it as true-in other words, a "modality"...