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Table Talks II: New Approaches to Romantic Studies and Society

Please enjoy the recording of our second in the series of Table Talks, featuring children’s literature, labouring-class poetry, feminist polemic, creative life writing, Romantic poetry, and silver fork fiction: Thanks to Felicity James, Adam Bridgen, Merrilees Roberts, Adam Neikirk, Anne-Claire Michoux, and Corrina Readioff for their wonderful lightning table talks! Thanks also to Rita DashwoodContinue reading “Table Talks II: New Approaches to Romantic Studies and Society”

Half Time Oranges

I realised this morning that I’ve finished the first year of my two years of AHRC-funded research on ‘The Romantic Ridiculous’ project! I’m about to go on the holiday we booked last January for Easter 2020 then rebooked for Easter 2021 as ‘it will all be over by then’ and then rebooked for this halfContinue reading “Half Time Oranges”

Table Talks II: New Approaches to Romantic Studies and Society – Call for Participants

The first of our ‘Table Talks’ rounded off a strange year in a lovely fashion, bringing doctoral and early career researchers together to share their new approaches to Romanticism and the natural world. You can view the recording of the event here. ‘Table Talks’ are a blend of lightning talks, Q&A, progress report, and conversation.Continue reading “Table Talks II: New Approaches to Romantic Studies and Society – Call for Participants”

Table Talks I: New Approaches to Romanticism and the Natural World

Check out the recording of our first Table Talk: Thank you to my six wonderful interlocutors: Liz Edwards, Kitty Shaw, Dana Moss, Bethan Roberts, James Lesslie, and Tom Marshall. Thanks also to our fantastic audience who joined us from around the world and engaged so enthusiastically with us at the end of a long termContinue reading “Table Talks I: New Approaches to Romanticism and the Natural World”

The Ridiculous Becomes Reality

Texts and Rationales for ‘Table Talks 1: New Approaches to Romanticism and the Natural World’ ‘Table Talks’ are interactive workshops linked to ‘The Romantic Ridiculous’ project, designed to share work-in-progress and highlight new approaches to Romantic Studies. My aim is to bring the work of established scholars into conversation with early career researchers, with aContinue reading “The Ridiculous Becomes Reality”

‘With Draughts from Her Dead Lips’: Coleridge’s Gothic Lexicon

Notes from my Meta-Notebook, Part 1 Jean Paul Richter’s multiform impact on Coleridge’s Notebooks – as a kind of brother muse, offering solace, inspiration, contrast, and opposition – begins uncertainly enough with several pages of German vocabulary which may (or may not) have been compiled during the reading of an unknown source, possibly of JeanContinue reading “‘With Draughts from Her Dead Lips’: Coleridge’s Gothic Lexicon”

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