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June 2017

Book launch: ‘Aphra Behn – A Secret Life’ by Janet Todd

June 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Heffers Bookshop,
20 Trinity Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire CB2 1TY United Kingdom

At 6.30pm on Tuesday 13th June, join Janet Todd at Heffers as she celebrates the launch of her book, Aphra Behn - A Secret Life; an account of the life, work and history of the seventeenth century dramatist, poet of the erotic and bisexual, novelist, political propagandist and spy. "All women together ought to let flowers…

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A one-day conference celebrating Barbara Hardy

June 27, 2017
Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies,
Court Room, Senate House, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU

Birkbeck and the Institute of English Studies jointly announce Appropriate Forms, a one-day conference celebrating the range of the late Barbara Hardy’s work, from the nineteenth-century novel to modernism, from Shakespeare to creative writing. Speakers include Rosemary Ashton, Gillian Beer, Sandra Clark, Emma Clery, Steven Connor, Clara Dawson, Maud Ellmann, Beryl Gray, Louise Lee, Josephine…

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July 2017

Disrobing Mr Darcy – Bradford Literature Festival

July 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Bradford College – Dye House Gallery,
Bradford, United Kingdom
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                        When considering the quintessential romantic hero, few characters have come close to the strength, valour and all-out perfection of Austen’s dashing Mr Darcy. As one of the most idealised and replicated literary characters of all time, Fitzwilliam Darcy has been played by a…

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October 2017

Aphra Behn in her time

October 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lucy Cavendish College,
Lady Margaret Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB30BU United Kingdom
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A free talk about to introduce Aphra Behn, before concentrating on her response to the turbulent politics and sexual attitudes of the Restoration. All welcome to attend. Lucy Cavendish college

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