The “lovers’ reunion” as an evolving motif in three Anne Brontë texts

Stream: Session G
Date: Friday, 22 July 2022
Time: 10.30 am – 12.00 pm
Speaker(s): Roslyn Jolly

ROSLYN JOLLY is an arts critic, travel writer and literary academic. From 1994-2013 she taught English Literature at UNSW, Sydney, specializing in nineteenth-century British and American literature, travel writing and postcolonial literature. She is the author of Henry James: History, Narrative, Fiction (1993) and Robert Louis Stevenson in the Pacific: Travel, Empire, and the Author’s Profession (2009). Since 2014 she has worked as a freelance arts critic and travel writer, while also holding a position as Honorary Research Associate in the School of the Arts and Media at UNSW. Her current academic project is an edition of Henry James’s Daisy Miller and Other Tales for Cambridge University Press, and her next academic project will be an edition of Anne Bronte’s Agnes Grey, also for Cambridge University Press.