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