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Tennyson, Celebrity and Portraiture

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Wolfson College, Linton Rd, Oxford OX2 6UD
Leonard Wolfson Auditorium


The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing are hosting a seminar series on 'Fame and Shame'. This seminar is on 'Tennyson, Celebrity and Portraiture' with Jim Cheshire. This lecture by Jim Cheshire explores how publishers became responsible for promoting authors through portraiture in the mid-Victorian period. With a focus on Edward Moxon and his role in expanding the readership of both Wordsworth and Tennyson.

All events are free of charge, open to all, and in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium unless otherwise stated.

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