A Celebration of Lyrical Ballads, 18 April 1998 at the Huntington Library

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Saturday, 18 April 1998, at the Huntingdon

A day-long event to commemorate the publication of Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the remarkable collection of poems that heralded the emergence of Romanticism in English literature.
Welcome, Robert C. Ritchie (The Huntington)

Robert Maniquis (University of California, Los Angeles), "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Modern Violence"

John Lithgow (Actor), Reading of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Paul Sheats (University of California, Los Angeles), "The Agenda of Lyrical Ballads"

Anne Mellor (University of California, Los Angeles), "Women in the Lyrical Ballads"

Peter Manning (University of Southern California), "'Interesting, Frightening, and Terrifying, Almost to Torture': The Reception of Lyrical Ballads"

Reginald Foakes (University of California, Los Angeles), "Introduction and reading of 'Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey'"

Frederick Burwick (University of California, Los Angeles), Round table and general discussion

Conference registration: $10.00 (students free).

Please complete form and mail by April 10, 1998.






Registration (Students free)  $10.00---------------------

Buffet Lunch  $12.00-------------------------------------

Please return registration form and check payable to "The Huntington" by April 10, 1998.

The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108

Phone: 626-405-2194

Email: cpowell@huntington.org.

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