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Southampton Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies

The Landscapes of Female Retirement Event

5 November 2013
Chawton House Library Chawton Hampshire GU34 1SJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Chawton House Library on 01420 541010 or email .

Event details

A book launch and talk organised by the Southampton Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies and Chawton House Library.

Stephen Bending and Gillian Wright will be exploring the idea of retirement in seventeenth-century women's poetry and in eighteenth-century women's gardens.  The talks celebrate the launch of two books from Cambridge University Press:

Stephen Bending's Green Retreats: Women, Gardens and Eighteenth-Century Culture and Gillian Wright's Producing Women's Poetry, 1600-1730: Text and Paratext, Manuscript and Print.

Ticket Information

All evening Lectures begin with a wine reception and canapés at 6.30 and the lectures begin at 7.00 pm.   Tickets £10; Students/Friends: £7.50
Purchase online or by ringing Chawton House Library on: 01420 541010.

Speaker information

Stephen Bending,Senior Lecturer in English Literature

Gillian Wright,University of Birmingham,Senior Lecturer in English Literature

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