The next meeting of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will take place on Friday 8 December 2017 and feature an international panel on Byron and Romantic Realism. As our guest speakers, we are delighted to welcome Richard Lansdown, Professor of Modern English Literature and Culture at the University of Groningen, whose paper is entitled Novelistic Realism in the English Cantos of Don Juan, and Rosa Mucignat, Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature at King’s College London, whose topic is Byron and Realist Time-Space: Metonymy and the Chronotope in Childe Harold Canto IV. Abstracts appear below.
The seminar will be held in Senate House, University of London, Room G3 (ground floor), starting at 5.30. The papers will be followed by a discussion and a wine reception, to which everyone is invited, including postgraduates and members of the public. Admission is free.
Richard Lansdown is Professor of Modern English Literature and Culture at the University of Groningen; before that he taught for 25 years in Australia, mostly in the tropics. He is the author of studies of Byron with both Oxford and Cambridge University Presses (1992 and 2012), and the editor …read more