"Victorian Passions" Exhibition

To mark the gift of the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, the University of Delaware Library will host an exhibition, titled “Victorian Passions: Stories from the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection” and curated by Margaret D. Stetz, Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women’s Studies and Professor of Humanities — on view in Morris Library’s Special Collections Gallery from Feb. 14 through June 30, 2017.


Special Collections Gallery hours are: Mon.-Fri., 9-5, Wed. 9-8.


On March 17 and 18, 2017, the University of Delaware will host a two-day symposium, “Celebrating the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection: Rare Books and Manuscripts, Victorian Literature and Art.” In addition to Elaine Showalter, the speakers will include Mark Dimunation (Library of Congress), Barbara Heritage (Rare Book School, University of Virginia), Ed Maggs (Maggs Bros. Ltd., London), Joseph Bristow (UCLA), Linda K. Hughes (Texas Christian University), Margaretta S. Frederick (Delaware Art Museum), William S. Peterson (Emeritus, University of Maryland), David Taylor (UK historian and author), and Margaret D. Stetz (University of Delaware).


For more information on the exhibition and symposum visit

Friday, June 30, 2017

Morris Library, Special Collections Gallery, second floor
Morris Library, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA

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