Romanticism and the South West

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The University of Bristol invites delegates to participate in a one-day conference entitled Romanticism and the South West, a conference which seeks to re-asses the importance of the South West in Romantic thought and writing.

You can register for a place here: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/english/events/conferences/romanticism-sw/

The conference will place a particular emphasis on the following topics:

Ecologically aware writing and protoenvironmental thought;
The role of the South West in an era of scientific development and discovery;
The South West as a centre for reform movements and radical politics, as well as a region connected to slavery and imperialism;
Romantic afterlives in the South West.