Literature and Advertising in Late Georgian England

15 July 2019



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This talk looks at the remarkable and ingenious commercial strategies used in advertising in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, and the way in which literary figures of the day, such as Byron and Wordsworth, reacted to the commercial culture around them.

Professor John Strachan, Professor of English and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Bath Spa University