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Department of English Studies

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Literature and Children: Poetry for Play Hours: Victorian Poets & the Culture of Children's Verse

23rd January 2013, 17:30 to 19:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Professor Kirstie Blair (University of Stirling)

An Inventions of the Text seminar.

Professor Kirstie Blair has just moved to a Chair at the University of Stirling, after working for seven years at the University of Glasgow. She has also recently been employed as a visiting professor by the Armstrong Browning Library in Texas. Professor Blair is the author of two monographs on Victorian poetry, "Form and Faith in Victorian Poetry and Religion", which came out in 2012, and "Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart". She has published a variety of articles and book chapters on Victorian literature, particularly in the fields of poetry and poetics, literature and religion, and literature and medicine.

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