Miscellanies, a Disappearing Poet and a Metaphysical Jester

When does a commonplace book become a miscellany? When does a miscellany become a text book and when is John Donne not a metaphysical poet? In the eighteenth century, that’s when. Adam Rounce’s article in the current edition of Eighteenth-Century Continue reading Miscellanies, a Disappearing Poet and a Metaphysical Jester

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 Trinity University, who will be Continue reading 18CRG Autumn programme

New: Eighteenth Century Reading Group

January 2016 sees the inauguration of a new reading group at the University of Sheffield dedicated to all things eighteenth century. This is a postgraduate initiative, and will meet on Tuesday lunchtimes (12-1pm). The first session (19th January) will focus Continue reading New: Eighteenth Century Reading Group