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Resource ID

12648

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Keywords

OCLW

Country

United Kingdom

Named person(s)

Clément Dessy, Ana Parejo Vadillo

Date

17 March 18

Credit

Sandra Mayer, Philip Bullock

Caption

Transnational Lives and Cosmopolitan Biographies, 17 March 2018

Introduction and welcome by Philip Bullock and Sandra Mayer

Panel 1: Dictionaries of International Biography (chair: Sandra Mayer)

Clément Dessy (Warwick) - ‘Cross-Border Narratives and Life Writing: Émile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweig’

Ana Parejo Vadillo (Birkbeck) - ‘The Turn to the Right: Maurice Barrès and “Les Trois Mary” de Mary Robinson’

Notes

This one-day conference will examine the relationship between life-writing, transnationalism and language-led research. Key questions to be explored include: the representation of cosmopolitan identities; the transnational circulation of fame; and the tangled relationship between creativity, migration, and exile.

Convened by Philip Bullock and Sandra Mayer in collaboration with the "Writing 1900” research network.

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