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9.15 am                Tea and Coffee

9.45 am                Welcome Valerie Rumbold and Marcus Walsh


10.00 am              Plenary Lecture

Henry Woudhuysen: ‘Alexander Pope: Collecting Books, Making Manuscripts’


11.00 am              Tea and Coffee


11.30 am              Roundtable: Pope and the Poet’s Prose

Paul Baines, Paddy Bullard, Greg Lynall, Timothy Michael

Chair: Jim McLaverty


12.30 pm              Lunch


1.30 pm               Panel 1: Editing Pope: Past and Present

Lucy Cooper: ‘Pope, Warburton, and Textual Transmission’

Brean Hammond and Michael Suarez: ‘Editing The Dunciad for the Present Time’

Chair: Hazel Wilkinson


2.30 pm               Break


3.00 pm               Panel 2: Pope as Reader and Collaborator

Roberta Klimt: ‘“Extream Petit Larceny”: Pope as the “first copier” of Milton’s Poems (1645)

Daniel Cook: ‘Pope and Swift, separated by a comma’

Chair: Brean Hammond


4.00 pm               Tea and Coffee


4.30 pm               Roundtable: ‘Hills peep o’er Hills, and Alps on Alps arise’: new horizons for Alexander Pope?

Clare Bucknell, Jim McLaverty, Valerie Rumbold, Marcus Walsh

Chair: Michael Suarez


5.45 pm               Drinks Reception

(until 6.45 pm)


Register for the symposium here: https://shop.bham.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/college-of-arts-law/school-of-english-drama-american-canadian-studies/alexander-pope-text-book-work

Location: LR2, Arts Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Campus.

27 June 2018

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