Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Nicholas Royle Seminar

While not directly related to Welsh Writing in English, this seminar may be of ineterest top many of our readers:

English Literature and Language Seminar Series Arts and Humanities Conference Room
Wednesday May 12

Professor Nicholas Royle, University of Sussex

‘Veerer: Reading Melville's "Bartleby"’

This paper forms part of Professor Royle’s forthcoming book Veering: A Theory of Literature (Edinburgh U.P.), and is focused in some detail on Herman Melville's extraordinary short story ‘Bartleby the Scrivener’. Nicholas Royle is Professor of English at the University of Sussex. He was formerly Reader in English Studies at the University of Stirling, Scotland (1992-9), and Associate Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Tampere, Finland (1989-92). He has published many essays and is author of numerous books, including: How to Read Shakespeare. London: Granta, 2005, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory. Third edition. London and New York: Pearson, 2004. Co-author (with Andrew Bennett), Jacques Derrida. London and New York: Routledge, 2003, The Uncanny. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press/Routledge, 2003.

Cyfres Seminar yr Adran Saesneg

Ystafell Gynhadledd y Celfyddydau a'r Dyniaethau
Dydd Mercher 12 Mai

Yr Athro Nicholas Royle, Prifysgol Sussex

'Veerer: Melville Reading "Bartleby"'

Mae'r papur hwn yn deillio o lyfr arfaethedig yr Athro Royle, Veering: A Theory of Literature (Edinburgh UP), ac yn canolbwyntio yn fanwl ar stori fer ryfeddol Herman Melville 'Bartleby the Scrivener'. Mae Nicholas Royle yn Athro Saesneg ym Mhrifysgol Sussex. Yr oedd gynt Ddarllennydd mewn Astudiaethau Saesneg ym Mhrifysgol Stirling, yr Alban (1992-9), ac yn yr Adran Llenyddiaeth Saesneg ac Americanaidd ym Mhrifysgol Tampere, y Ffindir (1989-1992).

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