Monthly Archives: February 2015

What is a novel in the eighteenth century? Some numbers …

Some of my undergradutes playing with data…

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Report on CRECS Fight Club, 3 Feb 2015

A lovely event with some great questions from the floor about the canon!

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by Alison Harvey

Tuesday night saw the launch of the Cardiff Romanticism and Eighteenth Century Seminar series, which kicked off in style with Fight Club: a no-holds-barred, trash-talking, dirty-fighting academic debate between six of English Literature’s finest. There was standing room only in Special Collections and Archives, with a superb turnout of over 60 undergraduates, postgraduates and staff. Each speaker had just 5 minutes to convince the audience that their chosen author was a true Romantic Genius. 

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