Donne to Death

11 May 2016 1.30pm 2.00pm

Venue:

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

Peter McCullough, Professor of English, Oxford

Description

John Donne's sermon, Death's duell, was part of an early Stuart vogue for funeral sermons. Professor McCullough discusses Donne's contribution to this genre, and looks at how this tradition is connected to the poetic and dramatic representations of death on display in the exhibition, Shakespeare's Dead.

Booking

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This event is listed under: Lectures and talks; Free events
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