Claire Wood (Leicester): ‘The Devil’s Handwriting”: Solving the Mysteries of Dickens’s Shorthand’

‘“The Devil’s Handwriting”: Solving the Mysteries of Dickens’s Shorthand’ Dr Claire Wood University of Leicester Wednesday, 19th October 5pm – 7pm Arts Lecture Room 4 In the 150 years since his death, Charles Dickens’s works have never been out of print. Yet, incredibly, several texts in Dickens’s hand remain unknown because they are written in his … Continue reading “Claire Wood (Leicester): ‘The Devil’s Handwriting”: Solving the Mysteries of Dickens’s Shorthand’”

8 November: Dr. Kristin Mahoney, “Rethinking the Racial Politics of Decadence”

19CC Seminar Series Welcomes IAS Vanguard Fellow Dr. Kristin Mahoney  (Michigan State) and respondent Dr. Ana Parejo Vadillo (Birkbeck) for a fascinating afternoon. Friday, 8 November, 4-6pm, in the Institute for Advanced Studies (54 Pritchatts Road). All are welcome. Rethinking the Racial Politics of Decadence: Taking Wilde to Sri Lanka and Beardsley to Harlem Late-Victorian … Continue reading “8 November: Dr. Kristin Mahoney, “Rethinking the Racial Politics of Decadence””