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Final Programme: “Remarkable Reynolds: Dickens’s Radical Rival” (7/26/2014)

thumbnail-image-spoken-word-and-printed-page-article-for-191“Remarkable Reynolds: Dickens's Radical Rival”
Westminster Archives Centre
July 26, 2014

This is a FREE bicentenary event to celebrate the life and work of GWM Reynolds, but places are limited. See http://remarkablereynolds.wordpress.com//p>

Keynote Speakers:

  • Louis James (University of Kent): “More Popular than Dickens? G.W.M. Reynolds and mid-Victorian England”
  • Anne Humpherys (City University, New York): “Dining with Reynolds, Dicks, and their Friends and Relations”

Readings from “The Chimes” and “The Mysteries of London” by Michael Slater, as well as from “Wagner the Werewolf”.

Talks from:

  • Ian Haywood (University of Roehampton): “Looking at Reynolds”
  • Rohan McWilliam (Anglia Ruskin University): “The Chartist Gothic: Reynolds and the Radical Imagination”
  • Ruth Doherty (Trinity College Dublin): “Mr Jones and Nemo's Bones: Crowded Graves in Reynolds and Dickens”
  • Jessica Hindes (Royal Holloway, University of London): “'Not in reality an indecent publication’: Reynolds and the Victorian obscene”
  • Mary L. Shannon (University of Roehampton): “Reynolds and Westminster”

There will also be an exhibition of Reynolds material on the day. Tea and coffee will be available from 10:30am.

Please REGISTER to reserve your place by contacting:
Westminster City Archives, 10 St Ann’s St, London SW1P 2DE
tel.: 020 7641 5180

For further details, and the latest downloadable programme and poster, see:

Any questions of queries can also be directed to Mary L. Shannon at Mary.Shannon@roehampton.ac.uk <mailto:Mary.Shannon@roehampton.ac.uk>, and please feel free to forward this notice to friends and family.

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