CRECS 2019-20

Anna Mercer and Josh Powell are delighted to announce the following events for CRECS 2019-20 Autumn Term.

Scene on a ?Welsh River 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Scene on a ?Welsh River 1798 (Tate)

All sessions are held at 6pm in Room 2.47, John Percival Building, Cardiff CF10 3EU. Refreshments provided; all welcome!

Mon 14 Oct Introductory session with Dr Josh Powell (Cardiff) and Dr Anna Mercer (Cardiff) ‘New directions in the field of eighteenth century and Romantic Studies’

Tue 29 Oct Dr Tess Somervell (University of Leeds) ‘Poetry For a Stormy Night: Writing Wet Weather in 18th-Century and Romantic Georgic’

Mon 18 Nov Dr Rhys Kaminski-Jones (University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies) ‘“Nothing in it for us Saxons”: Leigh Hunt, William Owen Pughe, and Romanticism’s Anglo-Welsh Border’

Mon 25 Nov Dr Katherine Fender (Oxford University) ‘“Feast…upon the wideness of the Sea”: Melancholy and the Solace of the Sea in the Poetry of John Keats’

Wed 27 Nov Prof Andrew Bennett (University of Bristol) ‘Meaning and Exemplarity in Poetics and Literary Theory: The Example of Keats and Yeats’

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