Alex Wong’s second collection of poetry, ‘Shadow and Refrain’, is published by Carcanet Press, May 2021

Alex Wong (CTO at St John’s College) publishes his next attempt at a poetry collection, Shadow and Refrain (Carcanet). Please support ailing independent publishing industry in its noble effort to keep in print authors whose books don’t sell: copies are available directly from Carcanet, with an introductory discount. https://www.carcanet.co.uk/cgi-bin/indexer?product=2372 164 pp. of bang-and-whimper for one’s […]

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‘The Places of Early Modern Criticism’, edited by Gavin Alexander in collaboration with Cambridge colleagues Emma Gilby (Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics) and Alexander Marr (Department of History of Art), has been published by Oxford University Press

The book derives from a CRASSH conference in 2015 and gathers contributions from fifteen early modernists working across a range of disciplines. What is criticism? And where is it to be found? Thinking about literature and the visual arts is found in many places – in treatises, apologies, and paragoni; in prefaces, letters, and essays; […]

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Thomas Gray among the Disciplines: A Workshop, 30th July 2021

A multidisciplinary workshop exploring Thomas Gray’s scholarship will take place on Zoom on the 250th anniversary of his death, 30th July 2021. Outline and Schedule: https://www.english.cam.ac.uk/research/eighteenth/?page_id=1075 Eventbrite registration for the Zoom link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thomas-gray-among-the-disciplines-tickets-157759618265

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