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Department of English Studies

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'Why Tennyson?' and 'Why now?' Alfred Tennyson in 1862 and 2012

14th November 2012, 16:30 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Professor John Batchelor (Newcastle University)

A staff and postgraduate research seminar.

John Batchelor's books include a literary history, The Edwardian Novelists (1982), and monographs on H.G.Wells (1985) and Virginia Woolf (1991); and he was general editor for Oxford University Press of the World's Classics edition of Conrad (1980 - 2002).

His new biography of Tennyson, entitled Tennyson: to strive, to seek, to find, will be published by Chatto & Windus, November 1 2012.

Contact jason.harding@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.

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