This issue offers two new articles and one
report based on ongoing research at the Centre for Editorial
and Intertextual Research and its partner institutions:
and Reports by various contributors, both within and without
Robert Bates (University of Denver) discusses
the relationship between 1810s’ bibliomania and Wordsworth’s
conceptualisation of his oeuvre.
Garside (University of Edinburgh) and Gillian Hughes (University
of Stirling) examine Hogg’s participation
in the growing numbers trade in the Glasgow of the 1830s.
and final bibliographical update to The English
Novel, 1800–1829 provides new information on
authorship, titles, and further editions.
Beginning with Issue 10, users will now be able to download
entire issues of Cardiff Corvey in a new print-optimised
Acrobat format, in addition to downloading the individual articles.
Over the coming months, we shall be retrospectively adding this
facility to the website, working backwards to Issue 1. See our
Articles page for more
[See our Current Research section
for fuller details, which will be updated regularly as the projects
1) Database of Romantic
Fiction, 18001830: established in March 1997,
the database is based on over a decades research by Professor
Peter Garside, and was developed by Dr
first phase has resulted in the
creation of over 2,260 full entries on early nineteenth-century
novels and tales, with details on authorship, gender, holding
libraries, subscription details, price, and format.
pilot project (February 2000September
2001) was run to develop the database further and resulted in
the appointment of a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Dr Jacqueline Belanger, to the
October 2001, a second Postdoctoral Research
Associate, Dr Sharon Ragaz, was appointed to work with
the project team (Jacqueline Belanger, Peter Garside, Anthony
Mandal, David Skilton).
final phase (October 2001September
2004), now complete, provides a fuller record of the reception
of these works, using reviews, anecdotal evidence, subscription
lists, newspaper advertisements, and impression numbers, among
2 September, 2005
This document is maintained by Anthony Mandal (Mandal@cf.ac.uk).