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Romantic Science - Annual Wordsworth Lecture

Date: 24 February 2009 Time: 6.00 pm

Richard Holmes Lecture
Richard Holmes Lecture

The 2009 Wordsworth Lecture

Speaker: Richard Holmes

Richard Holmes is the leading biographer of the Romantic period, author of Shelley: The Pursuit (which won the Somerset Maugham Award) and Coleridge: Early Visions (which won the Whitbread Prize). His 'stellar collective biography' The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science was published last year to wide acclaim, described as 'elegant fascinating entrancing' (Sunday Telegraph) and 'a revelation thrilling' (Independent).

Event Details: Tuesday 24th February, 6pm, George Fox Lecture Theatre 1, Lancaster University

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Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Organising departments and research centres: English and Creative Writing, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Keywords: Creative writing, English, Romance (genre)


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