Tuesday 2 July 2019, in the Djanogly Theatre starting at 1pm and lasting for approximately one hour this talk is one of a series which accompanies the Romantic Facts and Fantasiesexhibition in the Weston Gallery. Advance booking recommended.
Was Lord Byron really ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, and was Jane Austen ‘a narrow-gutted spinster’? As two of the most enduringly popular writers of the Romantic period, their lives have been scrutinised and their moral reputations polarised. University of Nottingham PhD Researchers Ruby Hawley-Sibbett and Amy Wilcockson ask whether their lives, loves and works have been misrepresented.