Romanticism and the South West

Registration is now open for a one-day conference on the subject of 'Romanticism and the South West', a conference which re-assesses the importance of the South West in Romantic thought and writing.

The conference aims to explore the importance of the South West for Romantic writers, with a particular emphasis on the following topics:

  1. Ecologically aware writing and protoenvironmental thought;
  2. The role of the South West in an era of scientific development and discovery;
  3. The South West as a centre for reform movements and radical politics, as well as a region connected to slavery and imperialism;
  4. Romantic afterlives in the South West.

For more information please visit http://www.bristol.ac.uk/english/events/conferences/romanticism-sw/

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