Literature

Wordsworth, Storm Desmond and the A591

Saeko Yoshikawa is the author of William Wordsworth and Modern Travel, a cultural history of the poet in the age of railways, motoring and the First World War, and the latest in our Romantic Reconfigurations series. In this blog post, she examines how ‘Lakeland’s oldest highway’, the A591, helped construct the cultural landscape of the Lake District. Storm Desmond will long … Continue reading

Journals, Literature

ICR 2020: Call for Papers

The 2020 International Conference on Romanticism, will be held October 22-24 in St. Louis, MO. The conference theme of "Romantic Confluences" is a gesture toward the location at the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. ICR 2020 encourages proposals on this theme across a range of perspectives, from geography and spatiality to translation and … Continue reading

Literature

Publishing where no one has gone before…coming soon to our literary studies list.

September is Literary Studies month at #LUP120: here is a preview of three titles appearing in Spring 2020. The Hangover: A Literary and Cultural History by Jonathon Shears promises to be a lively new contribution to a field of study previously confined to the sciences. This first comprehensive study of the hangover in literature and … Continue reading