Representations of Modern Greece
in Victorian Popular Culture

Frederick William Faber in 1841 Greece 1157 804 REVICTO

Frederick William Faber in 1841 Greece

“A western amid the bewildering glories of pagan Greece and the novelties of the oriental ritual.” Faber, Frederick William. Sights and Thoughts in Foreign Churches…

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REVICTO in the International Symposium Literary Hotels, Athens, 9-11 September 2021 2000 1441 REVICTO

REVICTO in the International Symposium Literary Hotels, Athens, 9-11 September 2021

We are very pleased to announce that Mathilde Pyrli, a team member of the REVICTO project, will be presenting a paper at the International Symposium:…

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Herman Melville’s 1891 Reminiscence of Syros in 1856 2000 1269 REVICTO

Herman Melville’s 1891 Reminiscence of Syros in 1856

Herman Melville first arrived at the island of Syra (Syros) on board the steamship Egyptian on Tuesday, December 2, 1856. He saw the place a…

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Modern Greece in Zell’s Popular Encyclopedia (1871, 1887) 1344 994 REVICTO

Modern Greece in Zell’s Popular Encyclopedia (1871, 1887)

Zell’s Popular Encyclopedia, a two-volume work of 2500 pages in quarto size, was published in Philadelphia (USA) in 1871 and again in 1887 in a…

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‘The only interesting geography is geography of three dimensions’: Williams George Clark in Peloponnesus and from Athos to Salonica (1858, 1863) 150 150 REVICTO

‘The only interesting geography is geography of three dimensions’: Williams George Clark in Peloponnesus and from Athos to Salonica (1858, 1863)

“The only interesting geography is geography of three dimensions; and a knowledge of any country derived from actual inspection, gives an unsuspected significance and a…

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Greece in Victorian Popular Culture CFP 150 150 REVICTO

Greece in Victorian Popular Culture CFP

Greece in Victorian Popular Culture International Conference 8-9 April 2022 Department of English Language and Literature National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Hellenic Foundation for…

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William Makepeace Thackeray and the Palace in Athens 640 334 REVICTO

William Makepeace Thackeray and the Palace in Athens

The fifth chapter of William Thackeray’s travelogue Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo by Way of Lisbon, Athens, Constantinople, and Jerusalem (1846)…

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Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine: Modern Argonauts in 1850s Greece 1446 925 REVICTO

Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine: Modern Argonauts in 1850s Greece

The Modern Argonauts You have heard the ancient story, How the gallant sons of Greece, Long ago, with Jason ventured For the fated Golden Fleece;…

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REVICTO Research: Two publications forthcoming in 2021! 150 150 REVICTO

REVICTO Research: Two publications forthcoming in 2021!

E. Mitsi. “’Buried among the ruins’: Gissing and the Sorcery of Athens”, Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature, no. 139, forthcoming Summer 2021. A.…

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