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Robert Southey Project - Conference 2008




Robert Southey and the Contexts of Romanticism

17-18 March 2008, Keswick, Cumbria

Keynote speakers

  • Nicholas Roe (St Andrews)
  • Caroline Franklin (Swansea)
  • Dan White (Toronto)

Conference events included

  • a wine reception and visit to the Southey exhibition at Keswick Museum and Art Gallery 
  • a conference dinner at Morrels restaurant, Keswick
  • a visit to Southey’s grave and the memorial to him in Crosthwaite church
  • a visit to Greta Hall, the home of Southey and his brother-in-law Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Download a draft of the Conference Programme

Conference organisers

  • Dr Carol Bolton (Loughborough)
  • Professor Tim Fulford (Nottingham Trent)
  • Dr Ian Packer (Lincoln)
  • Dr Lynda Pratt (Nottingham)
  •  Professor W.A. Speck (Nottingham).

The conference was organised in association with the Midlands Romantic Seminar.


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