Representations of Modern Greece
in Victorian Popular Culture

REVICTO at the CIVIS Summer School, June 2022 1280 720 REVICTO

REVICTO at the CIVIS Summer School, June 2022

Professor Efrerpi Mitsi gave a keynote lecture entitled “Women Travellers to Greece” at the CIVIS Summer School on Culture, French Travel and European Mobilities. The Summer School…

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REVICTO at the Victorian Popular Fiction Association (VPFA), June 2022 595 841 REVICTO

REVICTO at the Victorian Popular Fiction Association (VPFA), June 2022

We are happy to announce that Professor Efterpi Mitsi will present a paper titled “Women Writers and the Marketing of Modern Greece in Victorian Periodicals” at the…

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A Week in 1870s Athens 1773 1766 REVICTO

A Week in 1870s Athens

Blackwood’s Magazine dedicated nineteen pages to the description of ‘A Week in Athens’ in its September 1880 issue. The author of the piece was George…

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A British Hospital in Piraeus, 1897 2339 1505 REVICTO

A British Hospital in Piraeus, 1897

“The hospital at the Piraeus is one of the fruits of the English National Fund which the editor of the Daily Chronicle started on behalf…

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“The Highland mountains in the west, / I tell you are by far the best!”: a 1857 Scottish view of the Byronic Isles 850 686 REVICTO

“The Highland mountains in the west, / I tell you are by far the best!”: a 1857 Scottish view of the Byronic Isles

In 1857, Andrew Park, author of Egypt and the East, Or, Travels On Sea and Land (Glasgow, 1857) saw “the famous Isles of Greece”, the…

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REVICTO International Conference “Greece in Victorian Popular Culture” – Press Release 932 1369 REVICTO

REVICTO International Conference “Greece in Victorian Popular Culture” – Press Release

The REVICTO research program of the NKUA (“Representations of Modern Greece in Victorian Popular Culture”, H.F.R.I. funded) is organizing the international conference “Greece in Victorian…

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Love and Pirates in Victorian Ancient Athens 581 465 REVICTO

Love and Pirates in Victorian Ancient Athens

Throughout the nineteenth century popular narratives in periodicals adapted ancient Greek myths and history or created new enjoyable stories which allegorically reflected on Victorian socio-political…

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“Vasilissa” in The New Monthly Magazine, 1867 1531 2000 REVICTO

“Vasilissa” in The New Monthly Magazine, 1867

In 1867, a story entitled “Vasilissa”, which was published in The New Monthly Magazine, revisited the Greek War of Independence, centring on the figure of…

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