Research Forum Spring Term 2012
shows of london
Nineteenth-Century Reading Group Meeting:
Birdsong and Silence
Wednesday, 1 February 2012
17.30, Research Forum South Room
Ticket/entry details: Open to academic staff and postgraduate students of The Courtauld, King’s College London and other institutions
Organised by: Professor Caroline Arscott (The Courtauld Institute of Art) with Professor Clare Pettitt and Josephine McDonagh (Kings College London)
Shows of London is an interdepartmental/intercollegiate group studying Victorian Culture that meets regularly to discuss texts on street culture, representation, the Metropolis and associated issues.
- Caroline Arscott, ‘William Morris’s tapestry: metamorphosis and prophecy in The Woodpecker (1885)’, article forthcoming in Art History.
- Charles Harvey and Jon Press, William Morris Design and Enterprise in Victorian Britain, Manchester University Press, 1991, pp.95 -116.
- Caroline Dakers, The Holland Park Circle: Artists and Victorian Society, Yale University Press, 1999, chapter 7, ‘Howard, Webb and 1 Palace Green’.
Participants are encouraged to visit the exhibition William Morris: Story, Memory, Myth at 2 Temple Place open until 29th January 2012 (http://www.twotempleplace.org).
Texts can be found at the Shows of London website: http://showsoflondon.wordpress.com