Chaos in the Commonplace Book

Alison Horgan unravelled the complexities of commonplace book structures in her talk for Book History @ Sheffield. Intriguing spaces where chaos is both allowed free rein and corralled by organisational principles, commonplace books create new poetic configurations and patterns from Continue reading Chaos in the Commonplace Book

18CRG Autumn programme

Sheffield’s postgraduate-run Eighteenth Century Reading Group has expanded its remit for 2016-2017. Coordinator Alison Horgan advises on what’s happening, and how to get involved: Coming up next Tuesday (11th October), we welcome Stephen Basdeo from Leeds┬áTrinity University, who will be Continue reading 18CRG Autumn programme

18CRG: Montgomery, poetry and Sheffield’s periodical press

The Eighteenth Century Reading Group (#18CRG) meets on Tuesday March 1st to discuss the work of James Montgomery. Alison Horgan writes: We will be reading some of Montgomery’s poetry and considering it together with the periodical press in Sheffield in Continue reading 18CRG: Montgomery, poetry and Sheffield’s periodical press

18CRG: Responses to the French Revolution

A discussion based on extracts from the writings of Burke, Paine, and Wollstonecraft.

18CRG: Dress and Criminality in C18 Literature

The first meeting of the University of Sheffield Eighteenth Century Reading Group (18CRG) will focus on the topic “Dress and Criminality in eighteenth-century Literature”. More details to follow. Visit the 18CRG page on Facebook.