Finding Creative Commons Images for Scholarly Work

I recently heard a scholar complain about the lack of images of disability available online.  Working on 19th C Disability:  A Digital Reader, I’ve become a bit of an expert at sussing out nineteenth-century images that are available under a Creative Commons License.  I thought it might be helpful to post about them for those […]

The Nineteenth-Century Novel, Anthropologie Style

[Reposted from The Floating Academy] As a follow up to Jennifer Esmail’s interesting posts on the marketing of Victorian novels with classic status through new covers, I wanted to share these books from Anthropologie, which are nineteenth-century classics being marketed for the holiday season solely through their covers.  In the last post, Jen talked about how Victorian novels like Dracula and Wuthering Heights were […]

Image Licensing in the Digital Age

As I wrap up the special issue of Women’s Writing on Dinah Mulock Craik that I’ve been editing, one of my last tasks is to pick an image for the cover.  One of the most tangible and exciting things to come out of the internet era for those of us who work on lesser-known authors is that […]