Tag Archives: Mourning

Grief. Language. Art. (CfP, Conference, Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014)

Grief. Language. Art. University of Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014 For my rough sorrows; cease, be dumb and mute, Give up your feet and running to mine eyes, And keep your measures faor some lover’s lute, Whose grief allows him music … Continue reading

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‘Death in Scotland, from the medieval to the modern: beliefs, attitudes and practices’ (CFP, Conference, Edinburgh, 31 Jan–2 Feb 2014)

‘Death in Scotland, from the medieval to the modern: beliefs, attitudes and practices’ New College, University of Edinburgh, Friday 31 January 2014 – Sunday 2 February 2014 Plenary speakers include: • Professor Jane Dawson, John Laing Professor of Reformation History, Edinburgh … Continue reading

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How can literary theories of mourning be brought into the 21st Century? Some help would be much appreciated!

Naomi Banks writes: I am due to present a paper at the ‘Poetry and Melancholia‘ conference this July in Stirling.  My contribution to this conference is based on a section of my PhD thesis on Northern Irish Elegy.  Elegy can … Continue reading

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