Amber Regis :: "Looking Glasses At Odd Corners"

Life-writing, literature, popular culture.

LIT635 Confession

Students at the University of Sheffield taking an MA in English Literature (all pathways), Eighteenth Century Studies or Nineteenth Century Studies will be able to take my new option module, LIT635 Confession, … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

John Addington Symonds, literary tourism and the colour of Venetian canals

The following post first appeared over at the Journal of Victorian Culture Online on 16 July 2013. *** John Addington Symonds, literary tourism and the colour of Venetian canals In … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Polly Teale’s Brontë

On 18 May 2013 I travelled to Manchester’s Capitol Theatre to see Polly Teale’s Brontë staged by students from Manchester Metropolitan University. I went along with fellow Victorianist Charlotte Mathieson (University … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

We Are Feminists

Back in May we launched ‘We Are Feminists’ at the School of English, University of Sheffield — a series of blog posts, YouTube playlist and a Twitter hashtag designed to … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

A ‘Big Dog’ on Route 57

The School of English at the University of Sheffield have just published this year’s edition of Route 57, an online creative writing magazine under the shared editorship of various staff … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

World Poetry Day 2013

Since 1999, March 21 has been World Poetry Day, a UNESCO event designed to celebrate poetry as a means to promote “dialogue among cultures”. For UNESCO, poetry is distinctly political … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Journal Article and Special Issue: ‘(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds’

In September 2010 I co-organised a conference at Keele University dedicated to ‘(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds‘. Symonds is a key figure in my research; I’m interested in him as a … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Journal Article: ‘Miss Havisham’s Dress’

Just a quick post to announce the publication of my co-authored journal article in Neo-Victorian Studies. Written with Deborah Wynne of the University of Chester, this article explores different film … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Textile Stories Blog

Head over to the Textile Stories blog, set up and managed by former colleagues in the School of English at the University of Chester. I’ve just published a post, co-authored … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Are You At Home?: (Part 2: Sound, Sleep and Stuff)

I had an overwhelming response to my last blog post on concepts of home and the uncanny. Away from the blog, it prompted Facebook comments, Tweets and face-to-face conversations (remember … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

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