'Squashed Flies and Pear Pips: Some Strange Things Found in Shelley's Notebooks': NORA CROOK at the KEATS-SHELLEY HOUSE

24 Mar from 18:30 to 20:00

"Squashed Flies and Pear Pips: Some Strange Things Found in Shelley's Notebooks"

Nora Crook, Emeritus Professor of English Literature at Anglia Ruskin University and one of the greatest living experts on the Shelleys, will give a talk at the Keats-Shelley House on Friday, the 24th of March 2017 from 6:30 p.m.

Advance booking necessary (06 678 42 35/ info@ksh.roma.it)

A glass of prosecco will be served afterwards.

Nora Crook’s chief publications include the co-authored Shelley's Venomed Melody (Cambridge University Press 1986), a monograph on Shelley and medicine, which was followed by Kipling's Myths of Love and Death (Macmillan, 1990) and numerous journal articles and chapters. Her international reputation was established by her textual work on the Shelleys between 1991-2002. Editions of two of P.B. Shelley's notebooks in the Bodleian Library alternated with her general editorship of twelve volumes of Mary Shelley's works, which included her own editions of Frankenstein and Valperga. Currently she is co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley (Johns Hopkins, 2000 onward), with special responsibility for poems edited by Mary Shelley after P. B. Shelley's death.

She has lectured as an invited speaker in the UK, US, France and Italy; also, she gave a guest lecture to the English Literary Society in Japan in November 2016, having previously taught in Japan in 2005-06; She is on the editorial board of several international journals. and also an occasional reviewer for the Times Literary Supplement. Samples of her work and reviews are available on the internet.




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