The Picture in the Bedroom: Intramural Inspiration and the Transported Child

Stream: Session F
Date: Thursday, 21 July 2022
Time: 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm
Speaker(s): Peter Merchant

PETER MERCHANT retired from Canterbury Christ Church University in July 2021. He has recently contributed to the essay collections Some Keywords in Dickens (ed. Michael Hollington, Francesca Orestano, and Nathalie Vanfasse, 2021), Polyphony and the Modern (ed. Jonathan Fruoco, 2021), and Rereading Orphanhood: Texts, Inheritance, Kin (ed. Diane Warren and Laura Peters, 2020); and he has work forthcoming in British Women’s Writing from Brontë to Bloomsbury, Volume 3: 1880s and 1890s (ed. Adrienne Gavin and Carolyn Oulton), the Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies (ed. Jeremy Tambling), and the Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, 1660-1820 (ed. April London). He is the main editor of the Juvenilia Press edition of Sarah Fyge Egerton’s poem The Female Advocate, and he has written for the Journal of Juvenilia Studies (vol. 2, no. 2).