English Language and Literature Fall 2015 Speaker SeriesExport this event to calendar

Friday, September 25, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT

Milton's Hair:  A (Long) Eighteenth Century Entanglement

Jayne Lewis is Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine and the author, most recently, of Air’s Appearance: Literary Atmosphere in British Fiction (Chicago, 2012).

Image of John Milton with a lock of his hair.Her talk will explore later writers’ “entanglement” with the image, idea, and biomaterial of John Milton’s hair, including preserved locks, sonnets written about them, and the gruesome disinterment of Milton’s remains at St. Giles church, Cripplegate some hundred years after his death.

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PAS - Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology
2438
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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