Amber Regis :: "Looking Glasses At Odd Corners"

Life-writing, literature, popular culture.

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

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

Publication: Early Career Victorianists and Social Media (JVC 17.3 — iFirst release)

Just a quick post to announce the publication of my article on academic blogging and tweeting: ‘Early career Victorianists and social media: impact, audience and online identities’, Journal of Victorian … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

JVC Bloggers Fair

The Journal of Victorian Culture Online website is staging a Bloggers Fair this month. Each day a new blog is featured; the author reflects on its content and discusses their … Continue reading

May 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Blog in the News: On Self-Promotion and Networking

While a busy teaching schedule and writing projects have been keeping me away from the blog over the last few weeks, the blog has been active in my absence. Others … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

On Academic Blogging

I’ve been thinking a lot about blogging recently, and about academic blogging in particular. Why do academics turn to the blogosphere? What motives lurk behind this practice, and how do … Continue reading

February 5, 2012 · 12 Comments

On Blogging and Being Busy

Regular visitors to the blog will no doubt have realised this is not the long awaited third instalment of my series on celebrity memoir. Be assured this post is on … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Top of the Blog: 2011

And so 2011 is drawing to a close, and so too is my first year in the blogosphere. What has surprised me most is the breadth of readership and the … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Looking Glasses At Odd Corners”

The title of my blog is taken from Virginia Woolf’s essay, ‘The Art of Biography’. She argues that modern day biographers, living in a world of fast communications and new … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · 1 Comment

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