Hilda Hulme Memorial Lecture

Hilda Hulme Memorial Lecture
22 May 2019, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
The Chancellor's Hall, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Dr Lyndall Gordon will deliver the 2019 Hilda Hulme lecture as part of the week on the topic of ‘Charlotte Brontë and the Passions’.

Dr Lyndall Gordon is one of the most eminent biographers living today. A Fellow of St Hilda’s College, Oxford and of the Royal Society, she is the author of seven biographies and two memoirs. She is a prize-winning writer: the British Academy Rose Mary Crawshay Prize, the Cheltenham Prize for Literature, the Southern Arts Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography. Her work is wide-ranging, crossing the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 

This lecture is on ‘Charlotte Brontë and the Passions’, new work researched since her Charlotte Brontë. A Passionate Life (1994). Among the writers discussed in her newest book, Outsiders. Five Women Authors Who Changed the World (2018) is Emily Brontë. The lecture will fall midpoint in the Nineteenth-Century Study Week, which this year is celebrating the Brontës. 

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