Wilder Ever Still & Wilder!

Baylor University's Armstrong Browning Library & Museum welcomes you to its annual Benefactors Day featuring a virtual presentation and Q&A with Dr. Beverly Taylor and Dr. Majorie Stone.

"Wilder Ever Still & Wilder!"
The Brownings' Courtship, Victorian Wedding Journeys,
and Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Unpublished Honeymoon Poem

Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
A Virtual Presentation and Q&A Hosted on Zoom | Media Kit
This event is free and available to the public.


Dr. Marjorie Stone
McCulloch Professor Emeritus of English at Dalhousie University

Dr. Beverly Taylor
Professor of English at the University of North Carolina

Dr. Marjorie Stone McCulloch Professor Emeritus of English, Dalhousie University, is Volume Editor for 3 of 5 volumes in The Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (2010); co-editor with Beverly Taylor, of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Selected Poems (2009); co-editor of Writing Couples and the Construction of Authorship (2006), and author of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1995). She has also published on Robert Browning, Dickens, Tennyson, Gaskell, Christina Rossetti, Toni Morrison, and Frederick Douglass, among other authors, and on contemporary topics such as the corporate university and multiculturalism. She readily admits to being an EBB fan. Recent publications on EBB or EBB in relation to other authors such as Emily Dickinson, George Eliot, and Charlotte Brontë have appeared in Victorian Poetry, on BRANCH, in Women’s Writing, in The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women Poets, and in the forthcoming Poetry in the Making from Oxford University Press. “Witness Narratives and Working-Class Suffering,” forthcoming in Victorian Studies, discusses “The Cry of the Children” and an unpublished poem at the ABL (“O pardon dear lady”) in relation to Corn Law debates.

Dr. Beverly Taylor specializes in Victorian literature and culture, especially poetry and women novelists. She has published on Byron, Shelley, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Tennyson, Robert Browning, Elizabeth Siddal, Arnold, Carlyle, and Charlotte Bronte. She has also written on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Arthurian literature, the poet Francis Thompson, Victorian art, Chaucer, Gottfried von Strassburg, and Neo-Victorian fiction. She currently concentrates on Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the subject of her book manuscript now under review. Her publications include: The Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, co-edited with Sandra Donaldson, Marjorie Stone, and Rita Patteson (volumes 1, 2, and 5 (2010)); Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Selected Poems, co-edited with Marjorie Stone (2009); Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1806-2006, co-edited with Marjorie Stone (2006); “Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Unpublished Vaucluse Fragment and a Poetics in Transition: ‘Wilder ever still & wilder!,’” co-authored with Marjorie Stone (2019); and “The Gender Politics of Portraiture in The Professor,” (2016).

For additional information, email abl_office@baylor.edu or call (254) 710-4968.