Renaissance Reading Group Goes to the Devil

The Renaissance Reading Group will be back on Wednesday 10th March at 4p.m. to discuss John Webster’s The White Devil. The group will meet in the Queen’s Postgraduate Common Room, barring any room clashes, but if necessary the convenors have vowed to reconvene in the pub! Everyone welcome, new members and old.


Monday: Raymond on Milton’s Angels


Professor Joad Raymond

“Milton’s Angels”

Monday 1 March 3-5pm, Queen’s MR 1

Joad Raymond is Professor of English at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of ‘The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks, 1641-1649’ (1996), ‘Pamphlets and Pamphleteering in Early Modern Britain’ (2003), and, most recently, ‘Milton’s Angels: the Early-Modern Imagination’ (2010).

There will be a wine reception following the seminar in the Queen’s SCR.

Renaissance Reading Group Meets the Man in the Moone (Lyly’s Endymion)

The Exeter Renaissance Reading Group will meet next Wednesday 10th February at 4 p.m. in the Queen’s SCR. We will be reading John Lyly’s Endymion, so join us for a discussion of a very Elizabethan tale of love, sorcery, damsels confined to castles, magic fountains, and a hero bewitched into enchanted sleep.  The full text in modern spelling is available online.