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Review of Francesca Saggini’s CRECS talk, ‘From The Vaults: Frances Burney and the Tragic Muse’, 13/03/1

17 March 2017

  Many thanks to Jannat Ahmed (@PemberleyParade) for writing this review of our CRECS event, which took place on Monday 13 March 2017. The Cardiff Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century...

Monday 13 March 2017: Francesca Saggini, ‘From the Vaults: Frances Burney and the Tragic Muse’

7 March 2017

  Frances Burney is often best known as the writer of pioneering novels of manners that inspired Jane Austen, such as Evelina, or: The History of a Young Lady’s Entrance...

Man, Witness and the Sea, or ‘sea change’ in Moby Dick and ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’.

21 January 2017

 We are delighted to be able to publish the second of the winning essays from our CRECS Essay Prize 2015/16: “There was a ship”: Man, Witness and the Sea, or ‘sea...

REVISITING ‘HOW GREEN WERE THE ROMANTICS?’ with Professor Ralph Pite (Monday 30th January, 5.30pm)

20 January 2017

Monday 30th January 2017, 17.30-18.30, SCOLAR (followed by a wine reception in 2.47)  Professor Ralph Pite (University of Bristol) ‘Revisiting ‘How Green were the Romantics?’’...