Remarkable Reynolds: Dickens’s Radical Rival

The University of Roehampton and The City of Westminster Archives Centre present;
‘Remarkable Reynolds: Dickens’s Radical Rival’
Saturday 26th July 2014, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St Ann’s Street, London SW1P 2DE

A free day of talks and readings to celebrate the bicentenary of GWM Reynolds

Key note speakers:
Anne Humpherys
Louis James
Reading by Michael Slater from Bleak House and The Mysteries of London
Registration: Attendance is free but places are limited. Details of registration arrangements will be advertised shortly.

GWM Reynolds


11:00 Welcome
Keynote 1: Louis James, University of Kent: ‘More Popular than Dickens? G.W.M. Reynolds and mid-Victorian England’
Ian Haywood, University of Roehampton: ‘Looking at Reynolds’
Mary L. Shannon, University of Roehampton: ‘Reynolds and Westminster’
Reading: Bleak House and The Mysteries of London: Michael Slater, Birkbeck, University of London
1pm LUNCH (attendees make own arrangements)
2pm Keynote 2: Anne Humpherys, City University New York: ‘Dining with Reynolds, Dicks, and their Friends and Relations’
Reading: Wagner the Wehr Wolf and The Necromancer
Ruth Doherty, Trinity College Dublin: ‘Mr Jones and Nemo’s Bones: Crowded Graves in Reynolds and Dickens’
Jess Hindes, Royal Holloway, University of London: ‘”Not in reality an indecent publication”: Reynolds and the Victorian obscene’
Rohan McWilliam, Anglia Ruskin University: ‘The Chartist Gothic: Reynolds and the Radical Imagination’
4:00pm END


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