Audio recordings for Martin Myrone ‘Exhibiting Blake 1780-2020’

This paper was presented at the Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies on Monday 6 November 2017 in the Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, by Martin Myrone (Tate Britain). In the winter of 2019-20 Tate Britain will be staging a major survey exhibition of the art of William Blake (1757-1827). It will be the latest in a succession of exhibitions which have …

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Nineteenth-Century Women Writers on the Old Masters: Conference Report

Maria Alambritis, AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award Candidate (Birkbeck/National Gallery), has kindly written the report for the stimulating Nineteenth-Century Women Writers on the Old Masters conference at National Gallery on 10 November, 2017. In a recent collaboration between the National Gallery and Birkbeck, the conference Knowing “as much of art as the cat”?: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers on the Old Masters brought …

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Thursday 7 December, Elisha Cohn: ‘Realism, in Crisis’

When: Thursday 7 December 2017, 7:30pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Literary theories of the anthropocene contend that textual representations of effects that exceed the temporal and spatial scale of human perception necessitate genres other than realism—Wai Chee Dimock and Mark McGurl turn to epic, science fiction, and horror. These genres, for …

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