This lecture, by Professor Paul Hammond at Holy Trinity, forms part of the Hull 2017 Reading the Ridings, Writing the City public talks: celebrating the rich literary heritage of Hull and the East Riding.
Paul Hammond was a Prize Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1978-82; he has subsequently taught at the University of Leeds, being appointed to a personal chair as Professor of Seventeenth-Century English Literature in 1996. His principal research interests are in seventeenth-century poetry and drama, particularly in Shakespeare, Milton, Dryden, and Racine.
Hosted by the Andrew Marvell Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, the Andrew Marvell Lecture promotes world-leading research into the poet and politician, Andrew Marvell (1621-78), and his contemporaries. The 2017 lecture will explore the landscapes of Marvell’s poetry, beginning with Marvell’s life in Hull. Our speaker, Paul Hammond, is Professor of Seventeenth-Century English Literature at the University of Leeds, and a Fellow of the British Academy.
Admission free: All welcome.
Dr Stewart Mottram