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Speakers for the 2005–06 academic session will be announced shortly.

All papers are presented on Tuesdays at 5:15pm, in Room x3.04 of the
Humanities Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff University CF10 3XB (tel. +44 (0)29 2087 6339).

Guest speakers and conferences from previous sessions:

  Ben Colbert (Wolverhampton), ‘ “By the Miracle of Romance”: Literary Tourism on the Rhine, 1780–1840’ (8 March 2005).

  Irene Morra (Cardiff), ‘Inscribing Music in Literature’ (1 Mar 2005).

  Rick Rylance (Exeter), ‘Reading with a Mission: A History of Penguins’ (8 Feb 2005).

  Helen Phillips (Cardiff): ‘Ballad, Tombstone, Epitaph, Poem, Newspaper, and Novel: Charlotte Brontë and Robin Hood’ (14 December 2004).

  Rolf Loeber and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber (Pittsburgh): ‘The Guide to Irish Fiction, 1650–1900: Themes, Findings, and Prospects’ (30 November 2004).

  Maureen Bell (Birmingham): ‘Women in the 17th-Century Book Trade’ (23 November 2004).

  John Strachan (Sunderland): ‘Bear’s Grease and Macassar: Cultural Representations of Hair Oil in Dickens and Early Victorian Fiction’ (2 November 2004).


  Julia Thomas (Cardiff), ‘Why the Victorians Loved Shakespeare: 19th-Century Visual Representations of Shakespeare’s Works’ (16 Mar 2004)

  Caroline Franklin (Swansea), ‘Mary Wollstonecraft, the French Revolution and the Power of the Press’ (9 Mar 2004)

  Tom Hahn (Rochester), ‘Grafting the New World: Text and Image in the First Book in English on America’ (9 Dec 2003).

  Andrew van der Vlies (Oxford), ‘Whose Beloved Country? Rethinking the “Hypercanonical” Status of Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved Country ’ (2 Dec 2003).

  John Hines (Cardiff), ‘Household Words: The Publication of Bleak House in the Wake of the Great Exhibition’ (18 Nov 2003).

  Karen O’ Brien (Warwick), ‘The History Women: Women Writing History, 1760–1820’ (14 Oct 2003).


  Peter D. Macdonald (Oxford), ‘Discipline Envy and Book History’ (25 Mar 2003).

  Ruth Evans (Cardiff), ‘A Future for Literature? Book History and the History of Margery Kempe’ (25 Feb 2003).

  Duncan Wu (Oxford), ‘Talking Pimples: Hazlitt and Byron in Love’ (4 Feb 2003).

  Alan Dessen (North Carolina, Chapel Hill), ‘Eavesdropping on a Conversation: Reading English Renaissance Stage Directions’ (19 Nov 2002).

  Angela Wright (Sheffield), ‘Writing and Terrorism: Defining the Gothic Genre in the 1790s’ (12 Nov 2002).

  Richard Sugg (Cardiff), ‘ “Murder after Death”: Anatomy and Analysis in Renaissance Literature’ (29 Oct 2002).


  Andrew Murphy (St Andrews), ‘The History of the Schools Edition of Shakespeare’ (23 Apr 2001).

  Jane Moore (Cardiff), ‘Editing Thomas Moore’s Satires’ (19 Mar 2001).

  William St Clair (Cambridge), ‘Who Read What in the Romantic Period?’ (12 Mar 2001).

  Bill Bell (Edinburgh), ‘Terra Incognita: Reading at the Edge of the World’ (19 Feb 2001).

  Nick Groom (Bristol), ‘Dead Poet Walking: What Wordsworth Thought of Chatterton, the Marvellous Boy, The Sleepless Soul that Perish’d in its Pride’ (5 Feb 2001).

  Warwick Gould (IES, London), ‘W. B. Yeats and the Moment of the Collected Works’ (11 Dec 2001).

  Paul Goldman, ‘The Art of Illustration: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Idyllic School of Artists’ (27 Nov 2001).

  Hans Walter Gabler (Munich), ‘Manuscripts: Tracing the Grounds of Creativity in Process’ (20 Nov 2001).

  Aled Jones (Aberystwyth), ‘Welsh Missionary Writing in British India’ (16 Oct 2001).


  Ina Ferris (Ottowa), ‘ “Curious” Reason: Pedantry, History, and Scott’s Figure of the Antiquary’ (24 Apr 2001).

  Simon Eliot (Reading), ‘The Reading Experience Database and the New Initiatives in Book History Research’ (27 Mar 2001).

  Bill McCormack (Goldsmiths), ‘Editing Diaries: The Case of Roger Casement, 1864–1916’ (13 Mar 2001).

  Joanne Shattock (Leicester), ‘Bibliography in an Electronic Age: Revising the Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature’ (27 Feb 2001).

  Rolf Loeber and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber (Pittsburgh), ‘Beyond the Canon: The Bibliographical Reconstruction of 18th- and 19th-Century Irish Fiction’ (5 Dec 2000).

  Emma Clery (Sheffield Hallam), ‘The Escalation of Women’s Writing 1750–1830: The Search for Critical Paradigms’ (21 Nov 2000).

  Clifford Siskin (Glasgow), ‘ “What Writing Wants”: The Fair Intellectual Club of Edinburgh 1717’ (31 Oct 2000).

  Jacqueline Pearson (Manchester), ‘Textual Variations and Inconsistencies in Susanna Centlivre’s “The Basset Table” (1705): Politics, Intertextuality, and Play Publication in the Early 18th Century’ (10 Oct 2000).


  Michael Wheeler (Chawton/Southampton), ‘ “Reading in the Landscape”: Text, Context, and Intertext at Chawton Library’ (16 May 2000).

  Antony Atkins (Royal Holloway), ‘Acrobatics on a Budget: Editing D. H. Lawrence’s Palimpsests in the Electronic Age’ (28 Mar 2000).

  Kathryn Sutherland (Oxford), ‘Speaking Commas: Undermining Austen’s Status as an English Classic’ (15 Feb 2000).


  Judith Stanton, ‘Editing Charlotte Smith’s Letters’ (9 Mar 1999).

  Claire Lamont (Newcastle), ‘Annotating a Text: Literary Theory and the Electronic Hypertext’ (8 Dec 1998).

  Facts and Fictions: Ireland and the Novel in the Nineteenth Century (Cardiff University, 14–16 Sep 2001).

  The Production of Culture: The Scottish Press in a National and International Context, 18001880 (2830 July 2001).

  Scenes of Writing, 1750–1850 (Gregynog, 20–23 July 1998).

As well as advertising forthcoming events occuring within the Cardiff Corvey project, we are more than happy to provide information on any Romantic studies conferences, open days, etc. held at other institutions.  We can be contacted at Corvey@cf.ac.uk.

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