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CECS Research Seminar Week 3 Autumn Term

Tuesday 15 October 2013, 8.00PM

James Chandler (University of Chicago)

Paper: 'Afterthoughts on Sentiment, Forethoughts on Melodrama'

Professor Chandler's research and teaching interests include the Romantic movement; the study of lyric poetry; the history of the novel; relations between politics and literature, history and criticism; the Scottish Enlightenment; modern Irish literature and culture; the sentimental mode; cinema studies; and the history of humanities disciplines. This year saw the publication of An Archaeology of Sympathy: The Sentimental Mode in Literature and Cinema  (University of Chicago Press, 2013).

Location: KG07

Admission: All Welcome