'"He is a rogue of course, but a civil one": John Murray, Byron and Jane A...

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Evening Talk, Thursday 15th May 2014

'"He is a rogue of course, but a civil one": John Murray, Byron and Jane Austen'.

Dr Christine Kenyon Jones (King's College London)


This lecture will compare and contrast the relationships of Lord Byron and Jane Austen with their publisher John Murray. It will consider Austen's and Byron's very different experiences, which were affected by genre, gender and class.


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