Byron and the Age of Sensation

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Jonathan Bate will explore the life and work of the original celebrity poet - Lord Byron. 

He will show how Byron was simultaneously a Romantic and an anti-Romantic, and how his influence spread to almost every corner of Europe, from the Russia of Pushkin to the Greek War of Independence.

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This event was on Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Professor Sir Jonathan Bate

Professor of Rhetoric

Professor Bate is Gresham Professor of Rhetoric. He is a British academic, biographer, critic, broadcaster, novelist and scholar. He specialises in Shakespeare, Romanticism and Ecocriticism.

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