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  What’s New: latest information regarding the current issue
  Current Research: details of Romantic-era research projects associated with Cardiff Corvey, including
            Database of British Fiction, 1800–1829 (March 1997–)
            Digitisation of Romantic-Era Fiction Pilot (1998–2000)
  Other Information

  History: a brief background about the collection (both its origins and arrival at Cardiff)
  The Significance of Corvey to academic studies of 18th- and 19th-century literature
  Cardiff Corvey Website page: the aims of this site 

  Forthcoming events: visiting speakers, conference details, and open days

  The Cardiff Corvey website provides not only general information, but also articles based on research on Romantic literature, with an emphasis on such issues as textual analysis, research methodology, modern editing techniques, bibliographical studies, information technology, the canon and authorial status, as well as more usual material on literary production during the period 1770–1830.

ISSUE 14 (SUMMER 2005) [Download the Issue in PDF format]
  Wordsworth’s ‘Library of Babel’: Bibliomania, the 1814 Excursion, and the 1815 Poems (Brian Robert Bates, University of Denver)
  James Hogg’s Tales and Sketches and the Glasgow Number Tradei (Peter Garside, University of Edinburgh & Gillian Hughes, University of Stirling)

ISSUE 13 (WINTER 2004) [Download the Issue in PDF format]

Essays (Peer-Reviewed)
Bibliography of British Travel Writing, 1780–1840: The European Tour, 1814–1818 (excluding Britain and Ireland) (Benjamin Colbert, University of Wolverhampton)
  The Novel as Political Marker: Women Writers and their Female Audiences in the Hookham and Carpenter Archives, 1791–1798 (Rita J. Kurtz & Jennifer L. Womer, Lehigh University)

Reports (Non-Reviewed)
Domesticating the Novel: Moral–Domestic Fiction, 1820–1834 (Rachel Howard, Cardiff University)


ISSUE 12 (SUMMER 2004) [Download the Issue in PDF format]

Essays (Peer-Reviewed)
‘Shadows of Beauty, Shadows of Power’: Heroism, Deformity, and Classical Allusion in Joshua Pickersgill’s The Three Brothers and Byron’s The Deformed Transformed (Imke Heuer, University of York)
  ‘Satire is Bad Trade’: Dr John Wolcot and his Publishers and Printers in Eighteenth-Century England (Donald Kerr)

Reports (Non-Reviewed)
Anne and John Ker: New Soundings (John Gladstone Steele)

ISSUE 11 (DECEMBER 2003) [Download the Issue in PDF format]

Essays (Peer-Reviewed)
Mary Meeke’s Something Strange: The Development of the Novel and the Possibilities of the Imagination (Michael Page, University of Nebraska–Lincoln)
  Writing for the Spectre of Poverty: Exhuming Sarah Wilkinson’s Bluebooks and Novels (Franz Potter, Plymouth State University/Southern New Hampshire University)

Reports (Non-Reviewed)
Subscribing Fiction in Britain, 1780–1829 (Peter Garside, Cardiff University)
  Anne Ker (1766–1821): A Biographical and Bibliographical Study (Rachel Howard, Cardiff University)

ISSUE 10 (JUNE 2003) [Download the Issue in PDF format]
  Jane C. Loudon’s The Mummy!: Mary Shelley Meets George Orwell, and They Go in a Balloon to Egypt (Lisa Hopkins, Sheffield Hallam University)
  The Publication of Irish Novels and Novelettes, 1750–1829: A Footnote on Irish Gothic Fiction (Rolf Loeber & Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, University of Pittsburgh)
  Nostalgia for Home or Homelands: Romantic Nationalism and the Indeterminate Narrative in Frances Burney’s The Wanderer (Tamara Wagner, National University of Singapore)

ISSUE 9 (DECEMBER 2002) [Download the Issue in PDF format]

Essays (Peer-Reviewed)
  Gothic Bluebooks in the Princely Library of Corvey and Beyond (Angela Koch, University of Paderborn)
  Archaisms in ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ (Margaret Sonmez, Middle East Technical University of Turkey)

Reports (Non-Reviewed)
‘The Absolute Horror of Horrors’ Revised: A Bibliographical Checklist of Early-Nineteenth-Century Gothic Bluebooks (Angela Koch, University of Paderborn)
  The Mysterious Mrs Meeke: A Biographical and Bibliographical Study (Roberta Magnani, Cardiff University)

ISSUE 8 (JUNE 2002)
‘Copyright, Authorship, and the Professional Writer: The Case of William Wordsworth’ (Jacqueline Rhodes, CSU San Bernardino)
   ‘ “The Common Gifts of Heaven”: Animal Rights and Moral Education in Anna Letitia Barbauld’s “The Mouse’s Petition” and “The Caterpillar” ’ (Amy Weldon, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)


Essays (Peer-Reviewed)
  ‘Assailing the Thing’: Politics of Space in William Cobbett’s Rural Rides (Aruna Krishnamurthy, Lewis and Clark College)
  Writing to Sir Walter: The Letters of Mary Bryan Bedingfield (Sharon Ragaz, University of Toronto)
  Tales of Other Times: A Survey of British Historical Fiction, 1770–1812 (Anne Stevens, New York University)

Reports (Non-Reviewed)
The Rise of the Tale: A Preliminary Checklist of Collections of Short Fiction Published 1820–29 in the Corvey Collection (Tim Killick, Cardiff University)
  Dutch Translations of English Novels, 1770–1829 (Caspar Wintermans)

ISSUE 6 (JUNE 2001)
Hemans and the Gift-Book Aesthetic (Laura Mandell, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio)
  Planting Seeds of Virtue: Sentimental Fiction and the Moral Education of Women (Pam Perkins, Manitoba)

The English Landscape and the Romantic-Era Novel: Changing Concepts of Space (Marie-Luise Egbert, Chemnitz)
  Dead Funny: Eaton Stannard Barrett’s The Heroine as Comic Gothic (Avril Horner, Salford & Sue Zlosnik, Liverpool Hope)

ISSUE 4 (MAY 2000)
‘Saxon, Think not All Is Won’: Felicia Hemans and the Making of Britons (Jane Aaron, Glamorgan)
  Some Preliminary Remarks on the Production and Reception of Fiction Relating to Ireland, 1800–1829 (Jacqueline Belanger)
  Anonymity and the Pressures of Publication in the Early Nineteenth Century (Kathryn Dawes)

  ‘High and Low: Some Remarks on the Reading Culture of the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries’ (Margareta Björkman, Uppsala)
  ‘Scott and the “Common” Novel, 1808–1819’ (Peter Garside)
  ‘Revising the Radcliffean Model: Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey and Regina Maria Roche’s Clermont ’ (Anthony Mandal)

ISSUE 2 (JUNE 1998)
  ‘The Gothic Novel in Wales’ Revisited: A Preliminary Survey of the Wales-Related Fiction at Cardiff University (Andrew Davies)
  Mrs Ross and Elizabeth B. Lester: New Attributions (Peter Garside)

  Producing Fiction in Britain, 1800–1829 (Peter Garside & Anthony Mandal)


Database of British Fiction, 1800–1829
  Phase I Report
  Phase II Report (Feb–Nov 2000) and Circulating-Library Checklist
  Phase II: Anecdotal Comments
  Phase II: The Flowers of Literature
  Phase II: The Star, 1815–24
  Phase II: Walter Scott, Tales of my Landlord (1816): A Publishing Record

The English Novel, 1800–1829
  Bibliography Update 1—Apr 2000–May 2001
  Bibliography Update 2—June 2001–May 2002
  Bibliography Update 3—June 2002–May 2003
  Bibliography Update 4—June 2003–August 2004
  Bibliography Update 5—August 2004–August 2005

Other Projects
  A Catalogue of the Corvey Microfiche Edition in English (Anthony Mandal)
  Representations of Wales in Fiction of the Romantic Era: Digitisation Project (Andrew Davies & Anthony Mandal)

  The first comprehensive bibliography of fiction published during the reign of William IV, comprising just under 750 works of mainstream and non-standard fiction, and based on first-hand examination of the works described. Available for online consultation, as well as for downloading for personal consultation.

  Romantic Studies
  Cardiff University

  Archived Articles: Adobe Acrobat® versions of Cardiff Corvey articles, optimised for printing.
  Project Downloads: reports, case studies, and material in Acrobat format.
  Adobe Acrobat Reader®: necessary for viewing our archived texts can be downloaded from these pages also.

This site was created and is managed by Anthony Mandal.  Pages were composed in Macromedia Dreamweaver MX. Images were usually prepared in Adobe Photoshop CS and Illustrator CS, with optimisation, compositing, and special graphics being worked in Adobe ImageStyler 1.0.

Last modified 5 September, 2005 .
This document is maintained by Anthony Mandal (Mandal@cf.ac.uk).