WSC Bicentenary Review: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein on Stage

Peggy Webling’s Frankenstein Dorian Gieseler Greenbaum This year at the Wordsworth Summer Conference, Bruce Graver and I offered a topic somewhat different from the usual fare. In this year of the 200th anniversary of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley’s publication of Frankenstein, we presented a slice of its aftermath in literature and modern culture: the woman…

WSC: New for 2018! 12 bursaries of £400 each available for PostGrad/PostDoc scholars!

The Wordsworth Conference Foundation announces The 47th Wordsworth Summer Conference, 2018 Monday 6 August to Thursday 16 August at Rydal Hall, Cumbria The 2018 Wordsworth Summer Conference at elegant Rydal Hall will be the 47th since Richard Wordsworth’s inaugural conference gathering in 1970. This year we continue the format pioneered by Richard, mingling lectures, papers and lively academic debate…

Call For Papers & Bursary Applications

The Wordsworth Conference Foundation announces The 47th Wordsworth Summer Conference, 2018 Monday 6 August to Thursday 16 August at Rydal Hall, Cumbria The 2018 Wordsworth Summer Conference at elegant Rydal Hall will be the 47th since Richard Wordsworth’s inaugural conference gathering in 1970. This year we continue the format pioneered by Richard, mingling lectures, papers and lively academic debate…

Highlights of WSC 2017

The ten-day WSC 2017 was a blast! Many thanks to all participants at this year’s Wordsworth Summer Conference – for your brilliant papers, conversations, conviviality – and good cheer in the occasional downpour of rain. Also, thanks to those of you who pitched into purchasing at the auction – as you know, we raised £600…

Wordsworth Summer Conference 2018

This is the official event blog for WSC 2018. Official updates will be posted here alongside some personal tips. I hope to see you all at WSC 2018! Sharon Tai Postgraduate Representative