London-Paris Romanticism Seminar, Felicity James and Crystal Biggin, Friday 27 January 2023, Senate House, London


The next meeting of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will be held on Friday 27 January 2023 in Room G4, Senate House, University of London, starting at 5.30pm. As our guest speakers, we are delighted to welcome Dr Felicity James of the University of Leicester and her research assistant Dr Crystal Biggin, who will together present a paper entitled Charles and Mary Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare and the Godwins’ Juvenile Library. This will be followed by a discussion and wine reception, to which all are invited. The seminar will be chaired by Gregory Dart (University College London).

The event is free and open to everyone, including postgraduates and members of the public. No booking is required.

Felicity James is Associate Professor of Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century English Literature at the University of Leicester. Her research focusses on Charles and Mary Lamb and their friendship circle, including Coleridge and Wordsworth, religious Dissent and life writing. She is currently editing the children’s works of the Lambs for the Oxford Collected Works. Her other publications include the forgotten novel of Elizabeth Hays Lanfear, Fatal Errors; or Poor Mary-Anne: A Tale of the Last Century (2019), coedited with Timothy Whelan, Writing Lives Together: …read more