Sex, Courtship and Marriage in Victorian Popular Culture – Conference

by catherine on June 30, 2011

Victorian marriageIt’s not too late to register for the Victorian Popular Fiction Association’s annual conference. There’s a cracking programme this year, including two papers on Florence Marryat:

Éadoin Agnew, ‘”The Juggernaut of English domestic life”: Mimicry and Marriage in Florence Marryat’s Veronique’

Greta Depledge, ‘Experimental medicine and marital harmony: Florence Marryat’s In the Name of Liberty’

If you’re interested in only a particular session or paper, then discounted rates can be organised on the day. Just turn up, and we’ll accommodate your needs.

The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed, and anyone with an interest in Victorian fiction is welcome.

I hope to meet some of you there!

Victorian Popular Fiction Association – 3rd Annual Conference, 18th & 19th July 2011 – Institute for English Studies, University of London

Theme: Sex, Courtship and Marriage in Victorian Popular Culture

Keynote speakers: Andrew King (Canterbury Christ Church University) and Jennifer Phegley (University of Missouri-Kansas City)

For the full conference programme and details of how to register, please visit the IES website.

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