This talk looks at the peculiarities of the manuscript canon of the poetry of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-80), and its examples in the collections at the University of Nottingham.
Tags: City of Literature, Collected Words, Dr Adam Rounce, jojn wilmot, literature, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, potery, reading, School of English, writing
In this talk, Man Booker Prize shortlisted writer of fiction, Alison Moore, will be exploring the influence of location and landscape in her novels, including a work in progress.
Tags: alison moore, City of Literature, Collected Words, fiction, literature, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, reading, writing
First published in 1901, Prior’s pacy novel is set in Blidworth against a background of the Napoleonic Wars and Luddite riots. It lay unnoticed for many years, although DH Lawrence rated Prior’s work. In 2016, Forest Folk clawed its way into view. How will it fare in the bookshops of 2017?
Tags: City of Literature, Collected Words, DH Lawrence, DH Lawrence Research Centre, Forest Folk, James Prior, literature, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, reading, tony simpson, writing
In this talk Dr Andrew Harrison will discuss and interpret several recently acquired items in the University’s internationally recognised Lawrence Collections, including a manuscript of ‘Laura Philippine’ and a rare typescript of ‘Pansies’.
Tags: City of Literature, Collected Words, DH Lawrence, DH Lawrence Research Centre, Dr Andrew Harrison, literature, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, reading, writing
An exhibition of material from the literary archives and collections of printed books held by the University of Nottingham, highlighting the work of Nottinghamshire writers and the treasures to be found in the historic collections of local literature lovers.
Tags: City of Literature, creative writing, literature, manuscripts and special collections, UNESCO, UNESCO city of literature, writer-in-residence, writing