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Manfred Follow Up: Alice Levine Lecture Highlights and Interview

Alice Levine, who gave a paper entitled "Manfred: Byron’s Other Don Juan" in the "Manfred: Gravitas and Its Other" panel at the Manfred Symposium, offered insights into Byron's use of opera to shape the gender politics in Manfred. She gives an exclusive interview on her work to K-SAA . . .
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Manfred Follow Up: An Interview with Jeffrey Cox and Michael Gamer

Freshly returned from their participation on the “Manfred, Performance, and Theatre” alongside Omar Miranda and Johnathan Gross, Cox and Gamer granted K-SAA an exclusive interview of their experience at the conference. . . .
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Read the Storify of the Byron Symposium

K-SAA Communications Fellow Aaron Ottinger collects the live tweets from the Symposium into a recap of the day's events--and interesting moments . . .
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Manfred Symposium Follow-up: Jerome McGann’s Keynote Lecture at Manfred Symposium, April 21

The keynote address for the Lord Byron’s Manfred Symposium (April 20-21) was delivered by the University of Virginia’s John Stewart Bryan Professor, Dr. Jerome McGann. Watch the keynote here and read a brief follow-up interview with Dr. McGann. . . .
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An Interview with Jerome McGann on the Manfred Symposium

What were some of the challenges of adapting Manfred to a staged reading? How did you go about choosing what/not to cut? I’ve been wrestling with the problem of a staged Manfred for more than 40 years.  During that period I’ve tried out several presentational approaches.  The one I published a few years ago with Pasdeloup Press, Byron’s Manfred, was the most minimal.  That work came after I’d spent a number of years . . .
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A Letter from the President

I hope to see many of you at our upcoming Members meeting, during which we’ll be discussing in detail our activities this year, which include establishing both a physical and digital archive for K-SAA; recognizing and rewarding scholarly excellence in our field; supporting the work of early career and independent scholars; performing a fundamental review of the Keats-Shelley Journal; further developing our Web and so . . .
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Call for Applications: Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr., Research Grants

The Keats-Shelley Association of America, Inc., awards two $2,500 research grants annually. Named in honor of one of the Association’s most generous benefactors, the Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr., Research Grants support the work of advanced graduate students, independent scholars, and untenured faculty. The grants provide funding for expenses related to research involving the study of British Romanticism and litera . . .
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Romantics 200: 2017 Reads 1817

Saturday, 7 January 2017 3:30–4:45 p.m., 110A, Pennsylvania Convention Center A special session of the MLA 2017 conference Program arranged by the Keats-Shelley Association of America Presiding: Susan J. Wolfson, Princeton Univ. “1817: The Year without Habeas Corpus,” Gary R. Dyer, Cleveland State Univ. “‘Atrocious Calumny’ or ‘Liberal Criticism’? Reviewing Biographia in 1817 . . .
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MLA 2017 Special Session: Reloading the Romantic Canon

Below is a link to a special session at the MLA 2017 conference. It should be of interest to the K-SAA community. Pamela Clemit presiding. Until the last two decades of the twentieth century, the canon of British Romantic authors installed by the Victorians looked fixed, though its boundaries were constantly debated. It gave primacy to the ‘big six’ poets — Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, Byron, Keats, and Shelley — th . . .
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Volume 64 (2015)

  News and Notes A Unique Text of Byron’s “Go—triumph securely” ADAM McCUNE Articles Byron’s Unacknowledged Armenian Grammar and a New Poem B. RIZZOLI Which Letters Did Keats Take to Rome? JOHN BARNARD Shelley and the Ambivalence of Idealism MADELEINE CALLAGHAN Romantic Medicine, the British Constitution, and Frankenstein SARAH MARSH Reworking Work from Wollstonecraft to Hays AMY GATES Reviews Jeffrey N. Cox. Ro . . .
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