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Humanities and Social Science

Prof Brian Maidment

Publications

Journal Articles

Maidment BE. 2018. The Comic Image in the 1830s Yearbook of English Studies,

Maidment B. 2017. The gallery of comicalities: Graphic humour, wood-engraving, and the development of the comic magazine, 1820-1841 Victorian Periodicals Review, 50 :214-227 >DOI

Maidment B. 2016. 'Larks in Season': The comic almanack (1835-54) Cahiers Victoriens and Edouardiens, 2016 >DOI

Maidment B. 2014. Imagining the Cockney University - Humorous Poetry, the march of intellect and the periodical press 1820-185 Chapman A, Eynes C. Victorian Poetry, 52 :21-38

Hanley K, Maidment B. 2013. Introduction: Ruskin's 'common treasuries' Persistent Ruskin: Studies in Influence, Assimilation and Effect, :1-12

Maidment B. 2013. ‘Beyond Ephemerality and Usefulness – The Discursive Almanac 1828-1860’ Yearly volume of Essays and Studies 2013,

Maidment B. 2012. Henry Heath's 'The Caricaturist's Scrapbook' Victorian Review, 38 :13-18

Maidment B. 2011. ‘Pickwick On Pots – Transfer Printed Ceramics and Dickens’s Early Illustrated Fiction’ Dickens Quarterly, 28 :121-130

Maidment B. 2010. ‘Graphic Bric a Brac – Comic Illustration between 1820 and 1850 as a Source for Historians’ Keywords, :76-93

Maidment B. 2010. 'Dinners or Desserts? – Miscellaneity, Knowledge and Illustration in Magazines of the 1820s and 1830s’ Victorian Periodicals Review, 43 :353-387

Maidment BE. 2010. Subversive supplements: Satirical title pages of the periodical press in the 1830s Victorian Periodicals Review, 43 :133-148 >DOI

Maidment BE. 2002. ‘One Hundred and One Things to do with a Fantail Hat: Dustmen, Dirt and Dandyism 1820-1860’ Textile History, 33 :79-97

Maidment BE. 2001. 2001 ‘The Manchester Common Reader – Abel Heywood’s “Evidence” and the early Victorian Reading Public’ Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, 97 :99-120

Maidment B. 1998. 'Student Grant – Caricature and Politics in the 1830s’ Journal of Victorian Culture, 3 :339-348

Maidment BE. 1976. A literary friendship, George Allen and William Hale white: Some new letters Notes and Queries, 23 :70-73 >DOI

Maidment BE. 1972. A new ruskin letter Notes and Queries, 19 :419-420 >DOI

Watson JR, Maidment BE, Chapple JAV. 1972. XIII the nineteenth century Year's Work in English Studies, 53 :296-360 >DOI

Watson JR, Maidment BE, Chapple JAV. 1972. The nineteenth century Year's Work in English Studies, 53 :301-362 >DOI

Maidment BE. The Draughtsman's Contacts The Journal of European Periodicals Research (new on line journal), 1

Maidment BE. The Draughtsman's Contacts: Robert Seymour and the Humorous Periodical Press in the 1830s. Journal of European Periodical Studies, 1 :35-49

Book Reviews

Maidment BE. 2017. Carrying Off the Palaces - John Ruskin's Lost Daguerreotypes' Victorian Studies, 59

Maidment BE. 2015. ed. Gaunt and Cullen Peel in Caricature Victorian Periodicals Review 48, No 1, Spring 2015, 147-149)., 48 :147-149

Maidment BE. 2014. ed. Porterfield The Efflorescence of Caricature H-France (on line journal),

Maidment BE. 2013. ed. Goldman and Cooke Reading Victorian Illustration 1855-1875 Early Popular Visual Culture, 11 :184-185

Maidment BE. Edwin Waugh's Diary Manchester Region History Review, :184-186

Chapters

Maidment BE. 2017. Afterword Goodridge J, Keegan B. A History of British Labouring Class Literature :412-418 Cambridge University Press. Cambridge 978 1 107 19040 5

Maidment BE. 2017. ‘The Explicated Image – Graphic ‘Texts’ in Early Victorian Print Culture’ Jones A, Mitchell R. Comics Through the Looking Glass – Reading the Palimpsest of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Texts :39-66 Ohio State University Press. Athens, Ohio

Maidment BE. 2017. Satire, Caricature and the Radical Press 1820-1845 Shattock, J . Journalism and the Periodical Press in the Nineteenth Century :84-103 Cambridge University Press. Cambridge 978-1-107-08573-2

Maidment BE. 2016. ‘Hogarth in Victorian Popular Culture’ Roman CE. Hogarth’s Legacy :115-141 Yale University Press. New Haven 9780300215618

Maidment BE. 2016. Illustration King A, Easley A, Morton J. The Routledge Companion to Victorian Periodicals and Newspapers 1 :102-123 Routledge. Abingdon 9781409468882

Maidment BE. 2015. ‘Beyond Pickwick: Seymour’s Sketches and Regency Print Culture’ Baker W. Studies in Victorian and Modern Literature: A tribute to John Sutherland :141-152 Farleigh Dickinson University Press 9781611476927

Maidment BE. 2014. 'Caricature and Periodicals 1820-1837' Kremers A, Reich E. Loyal Subversions: Caricatures from the Personal Union between England and Hanover 1714-1837 :163-182 Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht. Gottingen

Maidment BE. 2013. The Persistent Regency - The Presence of the Past in Victorian Illustrated Comic Literature Korte B, Lechner D. History and Humour - British and American Perspectives :21-46 transcript. Bielefeld, Germany 978-3-8376-2593-6

Maidment BE. 2013. The Presence of 'Punch' in the Nineteenth Century Harder H, Mittler B. Asian Punches: A Transcultural Affair :13-44 Springer. Heidelberg New York London 978-3-642-28607-0

Maidment BE. 2013. Beyond Usefulness and Ephemerality - The Discursive Almanac, 1828-1860 jung S. British Literature and Print Culture 2013 :158-194 D.S.Brewer. Cambridge 978-1-84384-343-6

Maidment B. 2013. ‘Influence, Presence, Appropriation – Ruskin and the Periodical Press’ Maidment B, Hanley K. Persistent Ruskin 9781409400769

Maidment B. 2012. ‘Writing History with the Digital Image – A Cautious Cleberation’ Weller T. History in the Digital Age 9780415666978

Maidment B. 2009. Magazines and journals 1780-1832 Suarez MF, Turner ML. The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain: :498-512 Cambridge Univ Pr 9780521810173

Maidment BE. 2009. 'The Illuminated Magazine' and the Triumph of Wood engraving Brake L, Demoor M. The lure of illustration in the nineteenth century Palgrave MacMillan 9780230217317

Maidment B. 2008. ‘The “March of Intellect” and Graphic Satire 1820-1840’ Morgan V, Williams C. Shaping belief :149-171 Liverpool Univ Pr

maidment B. 2008. 'The Mysteries of Reading: Text and Illustration in the Fiction of G.W.M.Reynolds’ Humpherys A, James L. G.W.M. Reynolds :227-246 Ashgate Publishing Company 9780754658542

maidment B. 2007. ‘An Image of 1848: Reportage, Caricature and Kenny Meadows’s “Dram Drinker”’ Kinealy C, Boardman K. 1848 - The Year the World Turned :190-210 Cambridge Scholars Press. Newcastle

Maidment B. 2005. ‘Mr. Wroe’s Virgins – The’Other Victorians’ and Recent Fiction’ Bentley N. British Fiction Of The 1990s :153-166 Taylor & Francis 9780415342568

Maidment B. 2004. “‘Works in Unbroken Succession’ – The Literary Career of Mary Howitt” Boardman K, Jones S. Popular Victorian women writers :22-45 Manchester Univ Pr 9780719064500

Maidment B. 2001. ‘Entrepreneurship and the Artisans – John Cassell, the Great Exhibition and the Periodical Idea’ Purbrick L. The Great Exhibition of 1851 :79-113 manchester university press 9780719055928

Maidment B. 2000. Re-Arranging the Year - The Almanac, Day Book, and Year Book as Literary Genres 1789-1870’ John J, Jenkins A. Rethinking Victorian Culture :91-114 MacMillan 9780333714461

Maidment B. 2000. 'Penny Wise, Penny Foolish? - Representations of Mass Circulation Periodicals and 'The March of Intellect' in the 1820s and 1830s' Brake L, Bell B, Finkelstein D. Nineteenth-century media and the construction of identities :104-121 Palgrave Macmillan 9780312232153

Maidment B. 1995. 'Domestic Ideology and its Industrial Enemies - The Title Pages of The Family Economist 1848-1850' Parker C. Gender roles and sexuality in Victorian literature :25-56 Scolar Pr

Maidment B. 1990. 'Victorian Periodicals and Academic Discourse' Brake L, Jones A, Madden L. Investigating Victorian journalism :143-154

Maidment B, Louvre A, Beetham M. 1989. 'Taking it Seriously - Teaching Popular Culture' Brooker P, Humm P. Dialogue and difference :236-258

Maidment B. 1985. Poetry in Victorian Manchester Kidd AJ, Roberts K. City, class, and culture :148-166 Manchester Univ Pr

Maidment BE. 1982. Interpreting Ruskin 1870-1914 Hunt JD, Holland FM. The Ruskin Polygon Manchester [Greater Manchester] : Manchester University Press 9780719008344

Books

Maidment BE. 2017. Robert Seymour and Nineteenth Century Print Culture – “Sketches by Seymour” and Comic Illustration Ashgate

Maidment B. 2013. Comedy, Caricature Social Order 1820-1850 Manchester University Press. Manchester 9780719075261

Maidment B. 2007. Dusty Bob 9780719052835

Maidment B. 2001. Reading Popular Prints, 1790-1870 9780719033711

Internet Publications

Maidment B. 2012. Illustration

Maidment B. 2011. ‘A Draft List of Published Book and Periodical Contributions by Robert Seymour’

Maidment B. 2010. Introductory essay for the digital edition of The Illustrated London News

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Award title: Colby Prize - my book 'Comedy, Caricature and the Social Order' was shortlisted for this prize., Awarding body: Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Conference organisation:

Conference name: Annual Conference of the European Society for Periodicals Research in Liverpool, July 2016, Position: Chair of organising committee

Conference name: North West Print Culture Workshop, Position: Co-organiser

Conference name: European Society for Periodicals Research, Launch conference, Manchester December 2011, Position: Member of organising committee

Conference name: British Association for Victorian Studies Annual Conference, Salford 2008, Position: Chair of Organising Committee

Conference name: Research Sopciety for Victorian Periodicals Annual Conference, Position: Chair of Organising Committee

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Hogarth in Nineteenth Century Popular Culture, Conference title: Abusing Power, Place/location of conference: University of Brighton, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The Literary Dustman Revisited, Conference title: British Society for Victorian Studies Annual Conference, Place/location of conference: Cardiff, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The Gallery of Comicalities - Graphic Humour, the wodd engraving and the development of the comic magazine 1820-1841, Conference title: Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Annual Conference, Place/location of conference: Kansas City, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Illustration and the Digital Periodical, Conference title: Periodicals Through Glass, Place/location of conference: The Athenaeum, London, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Editorial boards:

Publication: Journal of Illustration Studies, Position: Member, editorial board.

Publication: Victorian Institutes Journal, Position: Member editorial board

Publication: Victorian Periodicals Review, Position: Member editorial board

Publication: Manchester Region History Review, Position: Member of editorial board

External collaboration:

Institution: University of Ghent - coolaborative supervision of Ph.D. student, Collaborator: Professor Sandro Jung

External committees:

Committee name: Executive Board, Organisation: Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, Position: Member

External PGR examinations performed:

Name of University: Manchester Metropolitan University, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: Design, Media, Gender Politics: The Paratext in the Late 19th. Century Feminist Periodical

Name of University: University of Bolton, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: Poetry, the Numinous and End of Life Care

Name of University: glasgow, Award student examined for: PhD

Name of University: Keele, Award student examined for: MPhil

Name of University: Manchester, Award student examined for: PhD

Name of University: Cardiff, Award student examined for: PhD

Name of University: manchester, Award student examined for: PhD

Name of University: Exeter, Award student examined for: PhD

Fellowships:

Fellowship title: Curran Fellowship of $4,000 to support research for a book on the comic artist Robert Seymour., Organisation: Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Fellowship title: Charles Cole Visiting Fellow (One month Fellowship), Organisation: Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University

Fellowship title: Visiting Scholar, teaching annual graduate seminar., Organisation: Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University

Fellowship title: Visiting Professor, Centre for Textual and Print Cultural Studies, Organisation: University of Ghent

Fellowship title: Associate Professor, Ruskin Programme, Organisation: Lancaster University

Fellowship title: Leverhulme Fellow (one year), Organisation: Leverhulme Trust

Membership of professional bodies:

Vice president 2015-1016, President Elect 2016-2018, Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Member of Advisory Board, European Society for Periodicals Research

Member of Executive, Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Other invited event:

Title of event: Visiting speaker, Location: Freiburg University, Description: Invited to give lecture to undergraduate class and graduate seminar on Victorian periodicals.

Title of event: Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, Location: University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA, Description: Gave a paper called ‘The Gallery of Comicalities – Graphic humour, the wood engraving and the development of the comic magazine 1820-1841’

Title of event: Periodicals Through Glass - Working with 19th. Century Digital Periodicals, Location: The Athenaum, London, Description: Gave paper called 'Illustration and the Digital Periodical' to a one day conference on nineteenth century periodicals and digital approaches.

Title of event: 'Masterclass' on the history of prints 1800-1850, Location: Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, Description: I led a three day residential class for a group of faculty members, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows drawn from both British and American universities.

Title of event: Lecture on 'Abel Heywood - Manchester Print Entrepreneur', Location: Quaker Meeting House, Manchester, Description: Invited lecture to the Manchester Victorian Society.

Title of event: Workshop on 'The Poetry of the Cotton Famine', Location: Chetham's Library, Manchestetr, Description: Co-organiser with Simon Rennie (Exeter) of a workshop related to AHRC bid for a project on poetry and the cotton famine.

Title of event: Research Seminar, Location: Exeter University, Description: Gave paper called 'Imagining the Cockney University - popular poetry and cultural change 1820-1840'

Title of event: One day conference in honour of David Vincent, Location: Open University Centre, London, Description: Invited plenary speaker in a panel on cultural history.

Title of event: Annual conference of the European Society for Periodicals Research, Location: Stickhom, Description: I have been invited to give a plenary workshop on illustration and politics in the Victorian press.

Title of event: Visiting lecturer, Location: University of Miami, Description: I spent four days at the University of Miami giving lectures to students, staff and the geneal public and spent some time in small group work with postgraduate students

Title of event: AHRC Consultancy Workshop - "Lost Visions", Location: Cardiff University, Description: Invited to test a beta site for a new collaborative AHRC funded project between the University of Cardiff and the British Library tagging over 1 million images from the BL's Flickr account

Title of event: 'Print Culture' conference for post-graduate students with invited speakers., Location: University of Ghent, Description: As part of by Visiting Professor at Ghent I am asked to work with post-graduate students and attend events of this kind organised to support their work. This is the third occasion in the last two years that I have given papers and participated in such events

Title of event: Lecture and seminars, Location: Freeburg University, Description: I have been asked to Freiburg by the 'Periodicals and History' Research Centre to give an open lecture and to lead seminars with post-graduate students in the Centre.

Title of event: Western Canadian Victorian Studies Research Society, Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Description: I was invited to Victoria to give an open lecture at Victoria University and a workshop at the conference.

Title of event: Loyal Subversion? Caricatures from the Personal Union between Hanover and Great Britain, Location: Wilhelm Busch Museum, Hanover, Description: Plenary lecture at a conference on caricature, with a publication to follow.

Other Professional Activity:

Describe the Professional Activities: Vice President Research Society for Victorian Periodicals 2015-2016. President elect 2016-2018

Research Grants Awarded:

Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Curran Fellowship, The Work of Robert Seymour and Print Culture in the 1830s, Grant value (£): 2,500, Duration of research project: One year