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Simon Kovesi: John Clare and Place

15 February @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

MERL SEMINAR SERIES: RURAL RIDERS AND RADICALS

THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LITERATURE AND MERL SPEAKER SERIES 2018

Booking recommended – BOOK TICKETS

VENUE: The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, RG1 5EX

A series of lunchtime talks organised by the Department of English Literature and the Museum of English Rural Life, in celebration of their ongoing collaborations. Events in the series feature (alternately) writers with a national profile, and academic authors showcasing new and exciting research.

This talk is part of Rural Riders and Radicals, a series of lunchtime talks in collaboration with the Department of English Literature at the University of Reading. Events in the series feature writers with a national profile, and academic authors showcasing new and exciting research.

15 FEBRUARY – SIMON KOVESI – JOHN CLARE AND PLACE

The Romantic labouring-class poet John Clare is regarded as English literatures’s first major ecologically-concious writer. Simon discusses place as a foundation of Clare’s writing, and asks what position he should have in contemporary versions of environmentalism.

Details

Date:
15 February
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Organizer

MERL
Phone:
+44 (0) 118 378 8660
Email:
merl@reading.ac.uk
Website:
https://www.reading.ac.uk/TheMERL

Venue

The MERL – the Museum of English Rural Life
Redlands Road
Reading, RG1 5EX United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 (0) 118 378 8660
Website:
https://www.reading.ac.uk/TheMERL

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