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Venice in the Nineteenth Century
Leeds, July 2003

The 'Make-believe of a settlement':
Nineteenth-Century Venice

12-13 July 2003, School of English, University of Leeds

Plenary speakers include: Professor John Dixon Hunt (Pennsylvania)
'The "ruined garden" of 19th-century Venice: fact & fiction'


Abstracts are invited (no more than 300 words) for papers of 20 minutes
for this interdisciplinary conference on Nineteenth-Century Venice. Papers
may address any aspect of the city's life, including the cultural,
political, social, architectural, economic, musical, artistic, literary,
sexual, horticultural, or material.  Papers on imaginative constructions
of Venice and on individual figures including Grant Allen, Rawdon Brown,
Robert Browning, Byron, Gautier, Augustus Hare, Henry James, Vernon Lee,
Margaret Oliphant, Ruskin, Verdi, Wagner are also welcome. All papers
should be delivered in English.

Abstracts, snail mail or email, should be sent, by 28 February 2003, to:

Dr Francis O'Gorman
The School of English
University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Email: f.j.o'