The Byronic All-dayer: the evening lecture

British Library, London.

The Byronic All-Dayer: The Evening Lecture

Wednesday 17 April 2024 18.30 – 19.30 Pigott Theatre 

This is an in-person only event in the British Library Pigott Theatre. 

Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
ADMISSION £12.00 (£12.00)
MEMBER £6.00 (£6.00)
CONCESSION £6.00 (£6.00)
*Concession includes under 26/student/unwaged.
DISABLED £6.00 (£6.00)
DISABLED CARER £0.00 (£0.00)
SENIOR 60+ £10.50 (£10.50)

More information about The Byronic All-dayer: the evening lecture tickets

‘Byron shaking the dust of England from his shoes’ 

The Wordsworth Trust presents: Byron in English and European Romanticism 

 The evening begins with live music and drinks from 17:30, with the speakers taking the stage at 18:30. The Wordsworth Trust’s expert panel is chaired by Professor Sir Drummond Bone. He will be joined by Jane Stabler and Diego Saglia in a discussion exploring two aspects of Byron: his place within English Romanticism (including his relationship with Wordsworth) and his status in Europe and place within European Romanticism. 

This event is linked to the Byronic All-Dayer

Professor Sir Drummond Bone is Chair of Trustees at the Wordsworth Trust and Chair of the National Library of Scotland. He was Master of Balliol College, Oxford until April 2018, and is a former Chair of the Arts and Humanities Research Council, Vice Chancellor of the University of Liverpool and Principal of Royal Holloway College, University of London. He is also a Senior Advisory Editor of the journal Romanticism, author of Byron (Writers and their Work), and Editor of The Cambridge Companion to Byron.   

Jane Stabler is a Professor at the School of English, University of St Andrews, Scotland. Her books include Byron, Poetics and History (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and The Artistry of Exile: Romantic & Victorian Writers in Italy (Oxford University Press, 2013). She is the lead editor for the Longman Annotated English Poets edition of Lord Byron’s poems. Don Juan, co-edited with Dr Gavin Hopps, which will be published in 2024.   

Diego Saglis is Professor of English Literature at the University of Parma (Italy). His research focuses on Romantic literature and culture. He is the director of Italy's Interuniversity Centre for the Study of Romanticism (CISR) and sits on the advisory committee of Ravenna’s Museo Byron. His co-edited book Byron and Italy (with Alan Rawes, 2017) was awarded the Elma Dangerfield Award in 2018. His latest monographs are European Literatures in Britain, 1815–1832: Romantic Translations (2019) and, in Italian, Modernita? del Romanticismo: scrittura e cambiamento nella letteratura britannica 1780-1830 (2023).  

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Image by Max Beerbohm: ‘Lord Byron shaking the dust of England from his shoes’ 1904, lithograph. Reproduced courtesy of the Wordsworth Trust.