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'On This Day in 1816’: The Bicentenary of Frankenstein’s Composition

Frankenstein book cover

Thursday 14 July 2016, 7.00PM

Speaker: Various speakers

A Public Reading of Romantic Poetry and Prose 

Join us for an evening of readings from the works of Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley, celebrating exactly 200 years since Mary Shelley began to write one of the most famous novels in the English language: Frankenstein. Includes short academic talks by David Higgins (University of Leeds) and Anna Mercer (University of York). Wine and other refreshments will be provided. 

Those who wish to attend must register through the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies website: https://www.york.ac.uk/eighteenth-century-studies/ 

This event will also take place a week later at the Keats-Shelley House, Rome on 23 July 2016.

For more information please see the event website: https://frankenstein1816.wordpress.com

Or contact: anna.mercer@york.ac.uk

 

Sponsors: Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies at the University of York, The British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS), The British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (BSECS), The Keats-Shelley House in Rome.

Location: The Huntingdon Room, King’s Manor, York

Admission: is by free registration only. Please see the link above.

Email: anna.mercer@york.ac.uk