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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.

Poetic Voice and Commodity Culture in Letitia Landon’s ‘Medallion Wafers’

2nd December 2015, 17:30 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Clara Dawson

An Inventions of the Text Seminar

Dr Clara Dawson is an alumni of Durham University and a former convener of Inventions. Her main research interest is in the poetry of the long nineteenth century, and she has published on poetry from the Romantic period to the First World War. Her research focuses on the relationship between poetic forms and other kinds of cultural discourse such as the periodical review and the newspaper.

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