Tennyson Talks

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The Tennyson Society will be hosting a series of online talks this academic year, all of which will take place on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm London time. 

OCTOBER 6                 Linda K. Hughes

‘The Elegies of Tennyson and Michael Field: Reclaiming and Transcending Loved Remains’.                                        


NOVEMBER  3              Erik Gray                                                 

‘Tennyson and Sappho Revisited’


 DECEMBER  1              Michelle Geric  

‘”Wander[er] on a darkened earth”: Tennyson’s Geological Mind.’                                        


 JANUARY  5                 John Holmes

‘”Setting out for Timbuctoo”: Distant Lands and Lost Knowledge in Tennyson’s Poetry.’


FEBRUARY 2                  Anna Barton

‘Tennyson and Mary Elizabeth Coleridge’


MARCH  2                       Seamus Perry

                                       ‘Global Tennyson’    


Admission to the Talks will be free. Joining details will be sent out a few days before each talk. If you are not a member of the Tennyson Society, please email Valerie Purton at the address below to be added to the mailing list.

 NB Clocks in Britain go back an hour on 30 October, so the second and all subsequent lectures will be at 7.30pm Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

 Valerie Purton