Keats House: The Feast of the Poets online event, 29 Jan

By Emily Paterson-Morgan

Join Keats House on the last Friday of the month for a wide-ranging and light-hearted discussion on matters poetic, literary and cultural.

‘The Feast of the Poets’ was a poem written by Leigh Hunt, first published in 1811. The poem took a satirical swipe at poets good and bad and was later republished along with an introduction and notes, speculating on the future reputations of what became the British Romantic Poets.
Join us on the last Friday of the month for a wide-ranging and light-hearted discussion ‘from a principle of taste’ to help us decide who should feast with Apollo and Artemis and who should be turned to stone.

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Joining Rob Shakespeare (Principal Curator, Keats House) this month will be:

Ian Haywood (Professor of English at the University of Roehampton and working with Keats House to support a TECHNE funded research student placement); and

Anna Mercer (Lecturer in English Literature at Cardiff University who has also been working with Keats House to support the Keats200 project); and

Laila Sumpton (poet and current Keats House Poet in Residence, working on ‘Poetry versus Colonialism’, looking at the colonial histories of the Keats House collections).

Details and booking here.

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Source:: http://www.bars.ac.uk/blog/?p=3502