Literary Censorship from Shelley's Queen Mab, 'Furtively Obtained', to Zola's 'Powerful Realistic Novels'
Dr Katherine Inglis and Dr Matthew Fellion, co-authors of an upcoming history of literary censorship, will discuss the impact of Victorian obscenity law on literature, through the life and work of the publisher Henry Vizetelly.
This two-day symposium will explore new critical and interdisciplinary perspectives on the Scottish poet, artist and avant-gardener Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006). Abstract submissions are now being accepted.
On the 200th anniversary of what remains one of the boldest launches in British periodical history, we will return to the scene of Blackwood’s founding for two days of debate about Maga’s highs and lows and its enduring legacies in literary, cultural, and political history.