2017/18 Sem 1 – Shirley

SEMESTER 1 2017-8

I’m pleased to announce that the novel that received the most votes was Shirley. All are welcome to come to our reading group where we will discuss the novel in parts. The group will meet on Thursdays 5-6pm in Semester 1 in Hel 112. Tea, coffee and cake will be provided.

WEEK 3: 12th Oct: Chapters 1-6 (led by Lizzie Ludlow)

WEEK 5: 26th Oct: Chapters 7-12 (led by Edwin Marr)

NB. This session will follow Edwin’s first run-through of his paper, ‘Unwept Deaths–Inglorious War’ Battlefield Deaths and Masculine Grief in Branwell Brontë’s War Poetry, which he will be delivering at the Branwell Symposium in Leeds in November. This will run from 4-5pm and all are welcome.

Thank you to everyone for coming to this week’s reading group. For those who are interested, you can find the preface to Shirley that we were discussing here.

WEEK 7: 9th November: Chapters 13-18 (led by Kathy Rees)

WEEK 9: 23rd November: Chapters 19-25 (led by Chris Lyon)

WEEK 11: 7th December: Chapters 26-30 (led by Marie Moxon)

21st Dec: Chapters 31-37 (led by Anne-Louise Russell)

 

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