Monday, October 02, 2006

Reading the Heroides in the Renaissance

The London Renaissance Seminar will host the second Heroides conference on 18 November 2006, at Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London WC1. Times and rooms to be confirmed.

Speakers and topics will include:

- Harriette Andreadis, The Erotic Legacy of Ovid's Heroides in early modern texts: Lyly and Marlowe

- Danielle Clarke, Ovid's Heroides and the Articulate Feminine

- R.T.Lyne, title to be confirmed

Alison Thorne, Large complaints in little papers: negotiating Ovidian ideologies of complaint in Drayton's England's Heroicall Epistles

- Sue Wiseman, tbc

We have space for a few short papers from graduate students working in this area. Please send short abstracts to by 11 October.

Enquiries to Sue Wiseman,


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