What the Victorians Made of Romanticism Book Launch

I’ll be launching my new book What the Victorians Made of Romanticism at Blackwell’s book shop on Edinburgh’s South Bridge on 11 January at 6.30pm.  Come along to hear me talk about the book, enjoy a glass of wine and buy a signed copy!  Thanks to Princeton University Press for supporting the event and Blackwell’s …

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Kathleen Jamie

Next Wednesday I’ll be interviewing the wonderful poet and essayist Kathleen Jamie for the Centre for the History of the Book annual public lecture.  Kathleen Jamie is one of the most important and original writers of poetry and prose working in Scotland today. Her work has won an Eric Gregory Award, a Forward Poetry Prize, …

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World Book Day Lecture

I’m very happy to have been invited to give the World Book Day Lecture at the University of Otago in New Zealand next March.  World Book Day next year is on 1 March.  I’m not quite sure what I’m going to talk about yet, but I’m planning to say something about the things we do …

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