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CANCELLED: Radical tours and rustic harangues: William Cobbett and John Thelwell – James Grande
A free talk as part of the new 'Rural Riders and Radicals' series
CANCELLED – 1 March: James Grande, ‘Radical tours and rustic harangues: William Cobbett and John Thelwell’
This talk will explore the radical tradition of rural writing through the work of two Romantic period polemicists, William Cobbett and John Thelwall.
It will focus on their tours, principally Rural Rides (1830) and The Peripatetic (1793), as well as their agricultural experiments, political oratory, and legacies for writing and thinking about the English countryside.
This seminar is part of the Rural Riders and Radicals series in association with the Department of English Literature
Please note 1/3/18: Due to snowy weather conditions in Reading we have decided to cancel this seminar