CfP: Writing Lives Together: Romantic and Victorian Biography

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Writing Lives Together

Please see below for a call for papers and posters from Felicity James and Julian North for ‘Writing Lives Together‘, a conference on Romantic and Victorian biography which will take place in Leicester in September. The call closes on the last day of March.

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Writing Lives Together:
Romantic and Victorian Biography
A Conference at the University of Leicester, 18th September 2015
Supported by the British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS) and the British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Keynote Speakers:
Prof. David Amigoni (Keele), ‘Writing Lives Together in the Darwin family, 1804-1876: gender, heredity and authority’
Dr. Daisy Hay (Exeter), ‘Adventures of an Unromantic Biographer’

Recent biographical criticism and biographies of the Romantics and Victorians have moved away from a focus on the single life to encompass different creative relationships: the friendship circle; the literary family; the local or religious community. In so doing they are returning to the practices of Romantic and Victorian biographers who often ‘wrote Lives together’, both …read more

Source:: http://www.bars.ac.uk/blog/?p=575