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Department of English Studies


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Reading between the Lines: Eighteenth-Century Journals and Romantic Letters, 1740-1830

23rd June 2012, 09:30 to 17:30, St Chad's College

A one-day conference on eighteenth-century journals and letters.

The keynote speaker is the historian of feminism Jane Rendall, who will discuss the correspondence of three Edinburgh authors, Elizabeth Hamilton, Eliza Fletcher, and Anne Grant.

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