Welcome to the Nineteenth-Century British Studies cluster of the Rice University English Department! Our curriculum emphasizes a “long and wide nineteenth century” approach, which we enrich with a broad range of workshops, colloquia, and guest speakers.


Art-Union Journals from the 1840s in the Brown Fine Arts Stacks, Fondren Library.



Header image: The Thames by Moonlight with Southwark Bridge, London by Atkinson Grimshaw. 1884. Oil on canvas, 75 x 127 cm. Collection: Guildhall Gallery, London. See more at: http://www.victorianweb.org/painting/grimshaw/paintings/index.html