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Imaginative Influences: Wollstonecraft on Sterne and Sendak on Blake

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  • UserDr. Shirley F. Tung, Associate Professor of English Literature at Kansas State University, and Mark CrosbyAssociate Professor in the Department of English and Director of the Digital Humanities Center at Kansas State University
  • ClockFriday 19 May 2023, 17:30-19:00
  • HouseLucy Cavendish College, Wood-Legh Room, Strathaird.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Flavia Bartoletti.

Join Professor Tung and Professor Crosby for this fascinating in-person talk. Free and open to all.

In the first part of the talk, Professor Tung examines Mary Wollstonecraft’s published account, ‘Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark’ (1796), which is often conflated with the anguished private letters she wrote to her lover, Gilbert ImlayIn the second part, Professor Crosby discusses William Blake’s aesthetic and conceptual influence on Maurice Sendak, examining Sendak’s final and perhaps most personal publication, ‘My Brother’s Book’ (2012).


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