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May 2017

Stephen Basdeo: “The Rogue and the Outlaw: Towards a Cultural History of the Early Modern Underworld”

18 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute,
34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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This Thursday lunchtime programme coordinated jointly by the postgraduate-run Early Modern Discussion Group and SCEMS welcomes Stephen Basdeo, PhD candidate at Leeds Trinity University. The poem A Gest of Robyn Hode dates from the fifteenth century. It was not printed, however, until the early sixteenth century. While many scholars have studied the Gest in its medieval context, no researcher thus far has analysed it in its early modern context. The eponymous outlaw in the Gest is viewed positively. He is…

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