BARS Digital Events 2021-22 Season

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By Anna Mercer

Thankyou to BARS members and friends for attending and now proposing events for BARS Digital Events! Get your free tickets for the next season of events below – please book for each individual event via Eventbrite, click on the title of the event to go to the booking page. Click here to see more about the BARS Digital Events Series.

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18 November 2021, 5pm GMT

Zany Romanticism

As the field of Romanticism in the past few decades has broadened to allow more comedy into understandings of it, we believe it’s time for an increasing sophistication in our attention to comedy, including to its particular manifestations and embodiments, including in the zany. Building on the work of other scholars who’ve illuminated our sense of Romantic satire, theater, and other comic writing, this roundtable will focus on Zany Romanticism drawing greater attention to the ways that Romantic writers understand aesthetic production as a tense commingling of “artful play” and “affective labor.” More broadly, a commitment to examining Zany Romanticism helps bring into greater view more of the period’s various “beset agents” and their forms of often ignored or unrecognized …read more

Source:: https://www.bars.ac.uk/blog/?p=3966