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World Victorians


World Victorians @ Warwick

A research collective based in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick that seeks to explore comparative methodologies able to situate the cultural, material and historical textures of the globalised world system.


Our inaugural conference, 'Victorian World Literatures', is on May 19 - 20, 2016. More details here.

Read about our speakers here.

Sponsored by the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies; and the Journal of Victorian Culture.

we should extract Victorianism from the course of British History, and place it in the comparative context of nineteenth-century Bourgeois Europe

- Franco Moretti