The next meeting of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will be held on Friday 10 February 2017 in the Bloomsbury Room (G35) in Senate House, University of London, starting at 5.30. As our guest speaker, we are delighted to welcome Lynda Pratt, Professor of Modern Literature at the University of Nottingham, who will present a paper entitled Romanticism and the Culture of Non-Publication. This will be followed by a discussion and a wine reception, to which all are invited. Admission is free.
Lynda has published widely on Robert Southey and his circle, and was general editor of multi-volume editions of Southey’s Poetical Works (Pickering and Chatto, 2004 and 2012). She is currently a General Editor of The Collected Letters of Robert Southey, for which she has also edited or co-edited 5 parts to date. Published by Romantic Circles, the Collected Letters is one of the largest digital Romanticism projects currently in progress. When complete, it will make available edited and annotated texts of c. 7500 letters by Southey, the majority published for the first time. Parts 1-5 of the edition can be found at: www.rc.umd.edu/editions/southey_letters. Part 6, co-edited by Lynda, will be published online in February …read more