MRST presents John Twyning

February 22, 2017 - 4:30pm

Lecture and Slide Show: "Exploring the Strange & Foliate World of English Misericords"

John Twyning is Professor of English and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies. His current research focuses on various formations of English historical and national consciousness through the interconnections between architecture, literature, and landscape. His most recent book, titled Forms of English History in Literature, Landscape and Architecture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), is a series of studies that analyze the how architectural design and discourse come to generate versions of an English national identity. His book London Dispossessed: Literature and Social Space in the Early Modern City is part of the LDS series published by Macmillan Press and St. Martin's Press. He has also published articles on Metropolitan Literature, City Comedy, and Early Modern Rogue Literature.

Sponsored by Medieval & Renaissance Studies

Location and Address

Humanities Center, 602 CL