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Madoc in Scotland: A transatlantic perspective on Stepping Westward (2008)
Journal Article
Jarvis, R. (2008). Madoc in Scotland: A transatlantic perspective on Stepping Westward. European Romantic Review, 19(2), 149-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/10509580802030441

Wordsworth's Stepping Westward, one of the Poems Written During a Tour in Scotland included in Poems, in Two Volumes (1807), has received little critical attention compared with its companion tour poem, The Solitary Reaper. This essay offers a fresh... Read More about Madoc in Scotland: A transatlantic perspective on Stepping Westward.

The romantic poets and higher education (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Jarvis, R. (2006, November). The romantic poets and higher education. Presented at Inaugural Professorial Lecture

This inaugural professorial lecture begins by describing what it was like to be a student at Oxford or Cambridge – then the only universities in England – in the late eighteenth century, exploring contemporary debates on their failings and tracing th... Read More about The romantic poets and higher education.

Self-discovery from Byron to Raban: The long afterlife of romantic travel (2005)
Journal Article
Jarvis, R. (2005). Self-discovery from Byron to Raban: The long afterlife of romantic travel. Studies in Travel Writing, 9(2), 185-204. https://doi.org/10.1080/13645145.2005.9634974

Despite the heterogeneity of Romantic-era travel writing, the idea of Romantic travel has become all but identified with a’subjective turn’ in the late eighteenth century, and with narratives of self-realisation or self-discovery, illustrated here ch... Read More about Self-discovery from Byron to Raban: The long afterlife of romantic travel.