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The strange adventures of Penelope Aubin

Published: 28 November 2011
Chawton House

Eighteenth-century poet, novelist, translator, orator and playwright Mrs Penelope Aubin was the subject of the latest evening lecture at Chawton House Library.

Dr Debbie Welham of the University of Winchester spoke about Mrs Aubin's life and times and described her fascination with her. She also describes her research into this absorbing character which took her to the Caribbean and the west coast of the United States.

Click on the links on the right of this page to listen to an interview with Dr Debbie Welham and also a recording of her lecture.

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