Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron?
From Hayley Cotterill on July 30th, 2020
Lunchtime talk for the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, originally recorded on Tuesday 2 July 2019.
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