Victorian Periodicals Through Glass: Reflections on the Theory and Practice of Digitising Nineteenth-Century Newspapers and Magazines
The Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, London
Friday 15th July
When the flagship Journal of Victorian Culture announced its intention in 2008 to ‘act as a forum for digital research on the nineteenth century and for discussion of its relationship with traditional scholarship,’ it was an acknowledgement that a wide range of nineteenth-century research communities had become actively engaged with the imaginative and critical possibilities opened up by the digital world. Since then, its ‘Digital Forum’ section has included challenging work from a wide range of perspectives and chronicled the growth of this discipline over the past eight years.
Similarly, since Dickens Journals Online was launched publicly in 2012, the digital reception and exploration of Victorian periodicals and Dickens’s work has enjoyed an exponential growth; last year’s Being Human festival offered a showcase for some…
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