Long Eighteenth Century Reading Group

Past Meetings

13 June 2014

Wordsworth's First Steps


9 May 2014

Helen Maria Williams
Helen Maria Williams Letters 1790 (PDF)

Helen Maria Williams Letters 1794 (PDF)


4 April 2014

"Moonites and Quixotes" led by Amelia Dale
Preface to Eaton Stannard Barrett, The Heroine


7 February 2014

"The Improvement of Harry Ormond: Edgeworth's Ormond, Character Networks, and the Bildungsroman" led by Michael Falk


1 November 2013

"Erasmus Darwin, fifty shades of green" led by Judy Barbour and Alexandra Hankinson


4 October 2013

"Actresses and Affect" led by Penny Gay and Amelia Dale


13 September 2013

"Betwixt and Between" led by Jennifer Milam


16 August 2013

"Spenser and Romantic Spensarianism" led by Claire Hanson and Elias Greig


7 June 2013

Slavery, Abolitionism and Equiano


3 May 2013

"Literary Reactions to William Godwin" (PDF) led by Elias Greig and Amelia Dale


12 April 2013

Edward Young’s "Night Thoughts"