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Inventions of the Text: 'Wordsworth and Repetition,' by Dr. Alexander Regier (Cambridge University)

9th February 2009, 18:15 to 19:15, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House

Alexander Regier is a Junior Research Fellow at King's College, Cambridge. His main research and teaching interests lie in the fields of the Enlightenment, Romantic Studies, and Philosophy. Currently, he is completing a book entitled Fracture and Fragmentation in British Romanticism (CUP, 2009), which addresses European imaginative and philosophical writings.. His co-edited book, Wordsworth's Poetic Theory, will be published by Palgrave; he is also preparing a comparative study of Romantic theories of language. His articles on theories of genre, Wordsworth and Walter Benjamin, eighteenth-century linguistic theory, and the aesthetics of sport, have appeared recently or are forthcoming.

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