Professor Paul Hammond explores the landscapes of Marvell's poetry, beginning with Marvell's life in Hull. He will be speaking in the chancel of the church where Marvell’s own father once preached.
The Andrew Marvell Lecture promotes world-leading research into the poet and politician, Andrew Marvell (1621-78), and his contemporaries. The 2017 lecture – ‘Marvell’s Imagined Worlds’ – will explore the landscapes of Marvell’s poetry, beginning with Marvell’s life
Our speaker, a Fellow of the British Academy, will be speaking in the chancel of the church where Marvell’s own father once preached. The lecture forms part of the Reading the Ridings/ Writing the City series of public talks, celebrating the rich literary heritage of Hull and the East Riding.
Admission free - All Welcome.
The talk will last 60 minutes with a wine reception to follow.