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CFP: Victorian Treasures and Trash

The Victorian Popular Fiction Association Victorian Treasures and Trash 6th Annual Conference, 8-10 July 2014 Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Keynote Speaker: Dr Jonathon Shears (Keele), ‘“[…] battered […] soiled […] broken […] empty […] half-smoked […] stale”: The Hangover in Victorian Popular Fiction’. Guest Speaker: Judith Flanders, ‘Painting […]

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Wilkie Collins: New Directions and Readings

 The Victorian Popular Fiction Association is pleased to announce a Study Day devoted to the work of Wilkie Collins.    Saturday 9th November 2013 Tickets are £10 and are available here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/8189329505 Please note that lunch will not be provided   10:00-10:15 Welcome (Janice Allan and Joanne Ella Parsons)  10:15-11:15 Keynote by William Baker (Northern Illinois […]

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Daniel Lambert: The Body as an Object

Theories and Methods: Literature, Science and Medicine This is an old post that I wrote as part of the rather wonderful Litscimed doctoral training programme run by Professor Sharon Ruston and funded by the AHRC.  Daniel Lambert: The Body as an Object The object, or rather objects, that fascinated me the most throughout the event […]

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