This talk by Dr Matthew Ward will consider the poetic afterlife of Byron in the long nineteenth century, focusing in particular on Matthew Arnold’s criticism and poetry.

This talk by Dr Matthew Ward will consider the poetic afterlife of Byron in the long nineteenth century, focusing in particular on Matthew Arnold’s criticism and poetry. It will reflect on literary inheritance by thinking about the various ways the Romantic influence of Byron is dealt with by those that came after, and how (for better or worse) they resurrect Byron in their writing.

In partnership with the Byron Society.

£5, booking essential.