Wednesday, October 15, 2008

City and Country

Northumbria University in Newcastle on 8th November.

In addition to a plenary from Liz Oakley-Brown (Lancaster), and a paper from Northumbria’s Alexander Cowan, we have a range of exciting speakers, featuring established and emerging talent:

JONATHAN HOPE (Strathclyde University) ‘‘Rustice’/ ‘Countryman’: dialect and linguistic value in Ovid, Golding, and King Lear’

STEPHEN LONGSTAFFE (Cumbria University) ‘Country clowns? Theatrical clowns and the London audience’

JOHN MABBITT (Newcastle University) ‘Town Walls and Civic Identity in the English Revolution’

RÓZSA RÉKA (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano) ‘The Encounter of ‘the City’ and ‘the Country’ in Italian Renaissance Comedy’

TOM RUTTER (Sheffield Hallam) ‘Country matters and wilful women: the country, the city, and the Admiral’s Men’

MONIKA SMIALKOWSKA (Doncaster College), ‘The country and the city in the early Stuart court masque’

You can find information about visiting Northumbria University here:

You can also visit the event website at:

Dr Adam Hansen
Lecturer in English
School of Arts and Social Sciences
Northumbria University
City Campus
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 232 6002 (switchboard)
Tel: 0191 243 7193


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