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Department of English Studies

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Horace Walpole and his Legacies: A Tercentenary Colloquium

5th May 2017, 10:00 to 14:00, Senate Suite, Durham Castle

An informal gathering with presentations, discussion, and a workshop, as part of Durham’s series of events marking the tercentenary of the birth of Horace Walpole—novelist, playwright, designer, collector, and letter-writer extraordinaire.

Organiser and chair

Fiona Robertson

Presentations

Peter N. Lindfield, ‘Walpole’s Paper House’
Dale Townshend, ‘Walpole, Enchantment, and the Legacy of The Castle of Otranto’
Serena Trowbridge, ‘Teaching Gothic: Walpole’s Shadows’

Workshop

Stephen Regan, ‘Reading Walpole’s Letters’

Attending

This event is free of charge, and a working lunch will be provided. Participants are asked to register their interest in advance by emailing fiona.robertson@durham.ac.uk by 28 April 2017.

Contact fiona.robertson@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.

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