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What Are You Reading? Special: An Interview with Nicola Watson

Professor Nicola Watson on The Author’s Effects: On Writer’s House Museums We’ve been delighted to have so many excellent contributors to our ‘What Are You Reading?’ series on the K-SAA Blog. Today, we present a special Q&A – an interview with Nicola Watson of the Open University to mark the publication of her monograph The Author’s Effects: On Writer’s House Museums (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020).
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Adam Matthew Digital announces publication of ‘Nineteenth Century Literary Society: The John Murray Publishing Archive’

Drawn from the holdings of the National Library of Scotland, AM Digital’s latest collection, Nineteenth Century Literary Society: The John Murray Publishing Archive is an unparalleled resource for scholars and academics interested in the history of the book, literature and nineteenth-century history. From its inception in 1768, the John Murray publishing house worked with influential authors whose famed titles contin
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April Social Media Roundup

We’re back again to collect some of the Keats-Shelley related news that came across our social media feeds in the past month. Although a little different than usual, given the many postponements and cancellations of upcoming events due to Covid19, below you will still find information about new digital initiatives and virtual exhibitions, in addition the usual prize and fellowship announcements, new blog posts, and R
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Keats-Shelley Journal Volume 67

We’re delighted to share information about the newly published volume of the  Keats-Shelley Journal. This latest volume features articles on Felicia Hemans and painter William E. West and “noise” in Keats’s Lamia; a series of essays from the 2017 K-SAA Symposium on “The Emergence of Keats as a Poet”; and another series from the 2018 MLA Panel, “Romantics at 200: 2018 Reads 1818.” The Journal’s new review co-editors,
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‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’: Forthcoming Online Event for #Keats200

News of forthcoming online talks via Keats House Museum, Hampstead… 200 years of ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’: Keats House Online Lectures ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci: A Ballad’ was first published in The Indicator on 10 May 1820. To mark 200 years since the publication of one of Keats’s finest poems, Keats House are presenting a series of short online lectures for you to enjoy at home for free; look out for future
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Join the Frankenstein Discussion (online) with SJSU on Sunday, May 3

In Spring 2018, San Jose State University successfully initiated a conversation around the idea of “Deep Humanities,” using the Frankenstein Bicentennial celebratory events as a springboard for deeper conversations about science, technology, Humanities, and the Arts. Lead by Dr. Revathi Krishnaswamy, the events included collaborations Santa Clara University and University of San Francisco as we explored these ideas a
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Reflecting on Shelley’s late lyrics: Ana Stevenson on “The Serpent Is Shut Out from Paradise”

“Poetic Reflections” is a new, experimental Blog series in which we invite readers to re-introduce, re-read, or reflect upon a text by an author from the Keats-Shelley Circles. We encourage our members and followers to send in their own reactions to that reading. We welcome contributions to this series, so please do get in touch if you’d like to get involved and share your ideas with us. Today we present
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National Theatre at Home: Frankenstein, 30 April – 8 May

From the National Theatre website: At a time when many theatre fans around the world aren’t able to visit National Theatre Live venues or local theatres, we’re excited to bring you National Theatre at Home. You can watch both versions of Frankenstein on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel: Benedict Cumberbatch performing as the creature from 30 April at 7pm, to 7 May at 7pm. Jonny Lee Miller performing as the crea
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A Tribute to Jack Stillinger, by Deidre Lynch

Thank you to Professor Deidre Lynch (Harvard University) for writing the following tribute to Professor Jack Stillinger, who passed away on April 4, 2020. Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.    ‘Unlike some of the others who have recently shared their memories of Jack Stillinger and their sorrow over his passing, I was never formally Jack’s student. Between 2004 and 2012, however, whil
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March Social Media Roundup

We’re back again to collect some of the Keats-Shelley related news that came across our social media feeds in the past month. Although a little different than usual, given the many postponements and cancellations of upcoming events due to Covid19, below you will still find information about new digital initiatives and virtual exhibitions, in addition the usual prize and fellowship announcements, new blog posts, and R
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