Romanticism, Mutability, and Mobilité

Chair: Prof Michael Rossington, Newcastle University


Dr Anna Camilleri, University of Oxford – Byron’s Mood Swings

Dr Oliver Clarkson, University of Oxford – Wordsworth’s Dawdling

Dr Catherine Redford, University of Oxford – Transition and Identity in Mary Shelley’s The Last Man

The Romantic movement can be characterised by vacillations and vicissitudes: physical, psychic, and poetic. In this panel we offer three competing but complementary readings of literary movement. Each offers a different consideration of what kind of movements preoccupy writings of this period.

Thursday 6th July, 12.30