Reevaluating the Literary Coterie, 1550-1825
Seminars at 6-8pm. At UCL; venue information to be announced shortly at http://theliterarycoterie.blogspot.co.uk/.
Christine Gerrard (University of Oxford), A Scorpion in the Nest: Sexual Politics and the Hillarian Coterie, 1720-1725.
Felicity Roberts (King's College London), Mary Delany (1700-1788) and her membership of the Bluestockings
Jennifer Young (King's College London), Shakespeare and the Fleet Street Syndicate (1630-32)
Hannah Crawforth (King's College London), TBA
Gregory Dart (University College London), TBA
Will Bowers (University College London), 'A curious moving scene of all nations and languages’ - Holland House as salon or coterie.
Arthur F. Marotti (Wayne State University), Concentric Literary Circles: Christ Church, Oxford Poetry and the Circulation of Manuscript Verse in Jacobean and Caroline England.
Steven W. May (University of Sheffield, Emory University), Coteries? What Coteries?
Helen Hackett (University College London), Re-evaluating sisterhood and female friendship in the manuscript verse miscellany of Constance Aston Fowler
For more information, please see: http://theliterarycoterie.blogspot.co.uk/