By Yusuke Wakazawa 1. Hume and Eighteenth-Century Studies in Japan After spending five and a half years in York, I flew back to Japan in February and started working as a project research fellow at the University of Tokyo (UT). My one-year research fellowship is sponsored by the East Asian Academy for New Liberal Arts… Continue reading A Letter from Japan: Postdoctoral Life at the University of Tokyo
We're gearing up for our celebrations as part of #Edgeworth250, a series of events taking place to commemorate 250 year anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth. Often described as the ‘Irish Jane Austen’ and much admired by Austen, Edgeworth was one of the most commercially successful and respected writers of her time. In addition to… Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Tales of Fashionable Life
Here's the link to a fairly extensive Poldark history Q&A Hannah did with an American blogger recently.http://austenprose.com/2015/07/22/qa-with-poldark-historical-advisor-hannah-greig/
Studies in William Godwin has been undergoing a revival over the last few years. From a position within literary studies as a fall guy to Coleridge and Wordsworth, Godwin's importance to the broader intellectual culture of the late eighteenth century has been reiterated lately by the publication of his diary on-line by the Bodleian Library… Continue reading Podcast: launch of the Letters of William Godwin, Vol II
Hannah Grieg (History and CECS lecturer) recently worked as the historical advisor to a forthcoming BBC drama, Poldark. She was interviewed for their offical blog site, see http://poldarktv.tumblr.com/post/94900576745/interview-with-18th-century-historical-adviser-hannah
Watch Hannah Greig, staff member of CECS and the History Department, and author of The Beau Monde, discuss the relationship between London's high society and politics in the Regency period.