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Symposium: Radical Imagination: Reflections on the Work of Sally Ledger

Saturday 4 December 2010
Senate House, London, WC1

This one-day symposium brings together a host of scholars to celebrate the life of Sally Ledger and reflect on her intellectual contribution to the fields of Victorian and Literary Studies. Sally's ground-breaking and inspirational work critically engages with topics across a range of subject areas and this event will consider her work on Dickens, Ibsen, the Fin de Siècle and the New Woman, Melodrama, Sentimentality and Affect, Theatricality, Radicalism, and the theory and practice of historicism.

Speakers include

  • Isobel Armstrong
  • Carolyn Burdett
  • Regenia Gagnier
  • Bill Greenslade
  • Juliet John
  • Scott McCracken
  • Jo McDonagh
  • Kate Newey
  • Mike Saunders
  • Michael Slater
  • Bridget Walsh
  • Paul Young

More information

The event is free, but registration is required.

For further information and a booking form, please email Jon Millington, Events Officer, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU; tel. +44 (0) 20 7664 4859.

Sally Ledger: Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination