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French hash? Southey's editing of the Annual Anthology (2020)
Journal Article
Jarvis, R. (2020). French hash? Southey's editing of the Annual Anthology. Romanticism, 26(1), 75-88. https://doi.org/10.3366/rom.2020.0449

Robert Southey’s Annual Anthology, which aimed to present a selection of current poetry and drew largely on his own friends and acquaintances, ran for just two volumes between 1799 and 1800. Although critics have shed light on individual poems and re... Read More about French hash? Southey's editing of the Annual Anthology.

What am I still doing here? Travel, travel writing, and old age (2018)
Journal Article
Jarvis, R. (2018). What am I still doing here? Travel, travel writing, and old age. Journeys, 19(1), 88-106. https://doi.org/10.3167/jys.2018.190105

This article offers preliminary thoughts on travel writing from a gerontological perspective. Gender, race, and sexuality have provided important analytical frames for travel writing studies but age has yet to function as a topic or point of referenc... Read More about What am I still doing here? Travel, travel writing, and old age.

In Search of Robert Lovell: Poet and Pantisocrat (2016)
Journal Article
Jarvis, R. (2017). In Search of Robert Lovell: Poet and Pantisocrat. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 40(1), 111-126. https://doi.org/10.1111/1754-0208.12407

© 2016 British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Robert Lovell (1771-1796) is known chiefly as one of the apostles of the ill-fated Pantisocratic emigration scheme conceived by Coleridge and Southey. This essay considers Lovell’s life and work... Read More about In Search of Robert Lovell: Poet and Pantisocrat.

Travel writing: Reception and readership (2015)
Book Chapter
Jarvis, R. (2015). Travel writing: Reception and readership. In C. Thompson (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Travel Writing, (89-98). London and New York: Routledge

Hydromania: Perspectives on Romantic Swimming (2015)
Journal Article
Jarvis, R. (2015). Hydromania: Perspectives on Romantic Swimming. Romanticism, 21(3), 250-264. https://doi.org/10.3366/rom.2015.0242

The author explores the origins and context of the Romantic generation’s passion for swimming, considers some of the literary meanings and uses of swimming in writing of that period, and looks in particular at the way swimming features in the lives a... Read More about Hydromania: Perspectives on Romantic Swimming.

Walking and travel (2015)
Book Chapter
Jarvis, R. (2015). Walking and travel. In A. Bennett (Ed.), William Wordsworth in Context, 291-299. Cambridge University Press

William beckford: Travel writer, travel reader (2014)
Journal Article
Jarvis, R. (2014). William beckford: Travel writer, travel reader. Review of English Studies, 65(268), 99-117. https://doi.org/10.1093/res/hgt039

© The Author 2013. William Beckford (1760-1844) is known chiefly as a collector, bibliophile, Orientalist, and author of the Gothic novel Vathek. In his early life, he was also an inveterate traveller, and the published and unpublished writing he pro... Read More about William beckford: Travel writer, travel reader.