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  • Nancy Mayer
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 7, 2007
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      >Call for Papers:
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      >BYRON AND THE GOTHICK
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      >A ONE DAY CONFERENCE
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      >of the NEWSTEAD ABBEY BYRON SOCIETY, NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY and the MIDLANDS ROMANTIC SEMINAR
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      >Saturday May 3rd 2008
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      >Registration and Coffee 10.00 am; Conference 10.30 am - 5.30 pm
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      >Clifton Campus, Nottingham Trent University: Ada Byron King Building, Room 005
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      >Papers could be on: the Gothic in Byron's serious poetry: the Gothic in Byron's satirical poetry; the Gothic in Byron's dramas; Byron and William Beckford; Byron and Horace Walpole; Byron and Monk Lewis; Byron and Ann Radcliffe; towers in Byron; castles in Byron; long galleries in Byron; secret passages in Byron; Byron and monks; Byron and mysterious guilt; Byron and incest; Byron and the doppelgänger; Byron and decomposition; Byron and murder / death / cadavers ... or similar. Deadline: January 31st 2008.
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      >We are especially interested in Byron's relationship with the work of William Beckford. The conference will be preceded on May 2nd by a dinner at Nottinghamshire County Hall, and a talk by Professor John Beckett entitled "Sir Julien Cahn, Saviour of Newstead: Myth or Reality".
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      >Registration: £17 (speakers £12) including buffet lunch, bookable in advance from the Newstead Abbey Byron Society, c/o Maureen Crisp, The Cottage, Epperstone, Notts, NG14 6AE, whitelady@... (credit card payments via secure link on www.internationalbyronsociety.org <http://www.internationalbyronsociety.org/> )
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      >Directions. By train, ask your taxi for Nottingham Clifton Campus. By car: the campus is off the A453, three miles south of the city centre, seven miles north of M1 Junction 24. Enter by the North or South Gate. For further information, contact Peter Cochran at cochranpeter@... or at 01223 570584, or Maureen Crisp at 01159 664367.
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      >For accommodation we recommend Yew Tree Grange, Clifton Village, 01159 847562.
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