Dorothy Richardson Society

Second International Dorothy Richardson Conference: Pointed Roofs Day

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Room 102

30 Russell Square

Birkbeck College

10.30 Coffee and registration

11.00 Introduction, Scott McCracken 

11.15 Session 1

Eveline Kilian (Humboldt University), ‘Pointed Roofs: Self-contained Novel or Work in Progress?’

Maria Llantada Diaz, (University of Vigo), ‘Pointed Roofs: the genesis of Pilgrimage’

Annika Hagström, (Lund University), ‘Villette Revisited: Dorothy Richardson’s Pointed Roofs and Feminine Realism’

1.00 Lunch

2.00 Session 2

Francesca Frigerio (Milan University), ‘The Mirror Venus. Pointed Roofs between Pre-Raphaelites and Aestheticism’

Rebecca Bowler (University of Sheffield), ‘The Gaze of the Other: Observation and Negative Self-fashioning in Pointed Roofs’

Juliet Yates (Keele University), ‘Female Fluidity: Mind versus Body in Pointed Roofs’

3.30 Tea

4..00 Roundtable on Pointed Roofs.  Chair, Scott McCracken

Panellists: Eveline Kilian, Bryony Randall (University of Glasgow), Joanne Winning (Birkbeck College).

5.00 Richardson Society

6.00 Close

7.30 Conference Dinner

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