The next meeting of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will take place on Friday 21 February in the Bloomsbury Room (G35, ground floor) at Senate House, University of London, starting at 5.30. As our guest speaker, we are delighted to welcome Professor Nicholas Halmi of the University of Oxford, who will present a paper entitled Self-Reflexive Revolutions. This will be followed by a discussion and wine reception. The event is free and open to everyone, including postgraduates and members of the public. No booking is needed.
Nicholas Halmi is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Oxford and Margaret Candfield Fellow of University College, Oxford. He is the author of The Genealogy of the Romantic Symbol (Oxford University Press, 2007), editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Wordsworth’s Poetry and Prose (2013) and Northrop Frye’s Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake (Toronto, 2004), co-editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Coleridge’s Poetry and Prose (2003), and textual editor of the Opus Maximum in Coleridge’s Collected Works (Princeton, 2002). His most recent publication is the chapter “European Romanticism” in The Cambridge History of Modern European Thought (2019). He is currently completing a book on aesthetics and historicism, …read more