London-Paris Romanticism Seminar: Timothy Webb, Friday 18 October 2019, Senate House, University of London


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The first seminar in the 2019-20 programme of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will be held on Friday 18 October 2019 at 5.30 in the Bloomsbury Room (G35) at Senate House, University of London. To open the new series, we are delighted to welcome Timothy Webb, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol and a renowned international scholar of Romanticism. His talk, entitled Leigh Hunt and ‘Romantic’ Imprisonment, will be followed by a discussion and wine reception.

As with all our events, the seminar is free and open to everyone, including postgraduates and members of the public. No registration is necessary.

webb mugshot 2Timothy Webb is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol where he was Winterstoke Professor and for nine years Head of the Department of English. He has written and lectured widely on Romantic topics, especially Byron and Shelley (the subject of nine books, written or edited, sometimes jointly), and on Irish topics (including Joyce and Yeats, focus of a pioneering Penguin edition). His two-volume annotated edition of Leigh Hunt’s Autobiography will be published by Oxford University Press in …read more