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Durham University

Department of English Studies

Event Archive

This is an archive of past events within the Department of English Studies. Please see our current events for forthcoming activities.

Some of our public events are recorded and are available as podcasts via our Research English At Durham blog.

“A Vehicle of Private Malice”: Eliza Hamilton Dunlop and The Sydney Herald

11th October 2013, 17:00 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Professor Dunan Wu

This is the latest event in the series ‘Making A Darkness Visible: The Literary Moment, 1820-1840’, funded by the British Academy.

Duncan Wu is Professor of English at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., before which he was Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford. Prof. Wu is a leading authority on British Romanticism, especially Wordsworth, Hazlitt and Charles Lamb, and his books include Wordsworth: An Inner Life (Blackwell, 2002) and William Hazlitt: The First Modern Man(OUP, 2008). He is also the editor of the hugely popular Romanticism: An Anthology, now its fourth edition (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).

All welcome. Please contact Dr Peter Garratt ( if you wish to attend.

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Research in English At Durham (READ) blog showcasing the the literary research emerging from the Department of English Studies


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