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Department of English Studies


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Time Machines: The Past, the Future, and How Stories Take us There

Step through a portal and journey through time. This exhibition at Palace Green Library reveals how advances in science allowed authors like HG Wells to write about parallel universes, alternate histories and future worlds.

Time Machines

'A Portrait of Joyce as a Sympathetic Villain: Melodrama, Forgery, and Silent Film,' by Professor Vicki Mahaffey (University of York)

6th February 2008, 16:30 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House

Staff and Postgraduate Research Seminar.

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