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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.

Inventions of the Text Seminar Series: 'In Search of Home: Form and Quest in the Poetry of Derek Mahon,' by Eleanor Chatburn (Durham University)

23rd February 2009, 18:15 to 19:15, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House

Eleanor is a first-year PhD student, working on Romantic legacies in modern Irish poetry. In this paper, she will range through Mahon's pre-occupation with the Quest narrative, and its communication through his use of form.

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