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The University of Southampton

Origins: Epic Poetry and Evolution in Erasmus and Charles Darwin Seminar

Southampton Centre for Nineteenth-Century Research
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16:00 - 18:00
1 March 2017
Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus, SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this seminar, please email Dr Mary Hammond at .

Event details

Professor John Holmes discusses the relationship between poetry and science.

Speaker information

Professor John Holmes, University of Birmingham. My research focuses on the relationship between scientific ideas and cultural forms in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including poetry, architecture and the visual arts. More widely, I work on and teach a wide range of nineteenth-century literature, with interests in poetry and poetic form, especially the sonnet and the epic; religious belief and doubt; and the history of sexuality.

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