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Long 18th Century Reading Group


The Long Eighteenth Century reading group meets once a term to discuss all types of literature from fiction, poetry, scientific and medical journals, to memoirs/life writing, pamphlets, magazines and newspaper articles. 


The next meeting will be in week 6, term 1, Wednesday 10th November, 5.30pm in Seminar Room 3 of the Wolfson Research Exchange in the library:

We will be reading Matthew Gregory Lewis’ The Monk and discussing the Gothic genre.      

In term two we will be reading  Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure by John Cleland and discussing eighteenth-century pornography.

In term three we will be discussing representations of the supernatural (reading to be confirmed). 

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