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Isabella Fyvie Mayo’s “The Girls of Greece”

Isabella Fyvie Mayo’s “The Girls of Greece” 1211 755 REVICTO

Isabella Fyvie Mayo, born in London from Scottish parents, was a widely published poet and author; using the nom de plume “Edward Garrett” she published her stories in serialized form in popular…

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The “Industrious Spiders of Modern Greece”

The “Industrious Spiders of Modern Greece” 2560 1728 REVICTO

An article entitled “From Corinth to the Parthenon”, published in The Cornhill Magazine on 7 December 1886, vividly describes a British tourist’s first impressions of Greece.  Upon arriving at Corinth,…

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REVICTO at (E)motion in Changing Worlds International Conference, Part 2

REVICTO at (E)motion in Changing Worlds International Conference, Part 2 1200 1600 REVICTO

Three members of the REVICTO team presented their papers at the (E)motion in Changing Worlds International Conference (Thessaloniki,  3-5 November 2023), at a special panel on Greek Travel and Victorian…

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REVICTO at (E)motion in Changing Worlds International Conference

REVICTO at (E)motion in Changing Worlds International Conference 1432 374 REVICTO

We are very happy to announce that three members of the REVICTO team will be presenting their papers at the international conference (E)motion in Changing Worlds, which will be held…

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Modern Greece in the Victorian Periodical Press, 1821-1897

Modern Greece in the Victorian Periodical Press, 1821-1897 645 917 REVICTO

The REVICTO team is very pleased to present its new digital research tool, a supplement to REVICTO’s Digital Index. “Modern Grece in the Victorian Periodical Press, 1821-1897” is a bibliographical…

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REVICTO at Borders and Crossings 2023 – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Travel Writing

REVICTO at Borders and Crossings 2023 – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Travel Writing 989 726 REVICTO

We are very pleased to announce that two REVICTO members will participate at Borders and Crossings 2023, an interdisciplinary conference on travel writing. Professor Efterpi Mitsi will give a keynote…

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Fraser’s “A Day at Marathon” and the Picturesque “Brigands” (1854)

Fraser’s “A Day at Marathon” and the Picturesque “Brigands” (1854) 1707 1078 REVICTO

The article “A Day at Marathon” was published in Fraser’s Magazine for Town and Country (April 1854). Fraser’s was a monthly edition devoted to politics, religion, and social conditions, rather…

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REVICTO in ‘Variants’, the annual conference of The Northeast Victorian Studies Association

REVICTO in ‘Variants’, the annual conference of The Northeast Victorian Studies Association 1150 1642 REVICTO

We are pleased to announce that Professor Efrerpi Mitsi will participate in ‘Variants’, the annual conference of The Northeast Victorian Studies Association  (Friday March 31 – Sunday April 2, 2023, at Barnard…

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William Miller’s “Women’s” chapter in Greek Life in Town and Country (1905)

William Miller’s “Women’s” chapter in Greek Life in Town and Country (1905) 1567 1580 REVICTO

William Miller’s (1864-1945) Greek Life in Town and Country, published in 1905, offers an overview of contemporary life in Greece at the end of the nineteenth century. The focus of…

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Hellenic infants and classic English nursery rhymes in 1900 Athens

Hellenic infants and classic English nursery rhymes in 1900 Athens 554 524 REVICTO

In the first days of March 1900, the “Art and Literature” section of several British newspapers included a short paragraph on a Greek lady who established an infant school in…

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