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12:15 - 13:00 15 June 2012

Poetry and the British Museum


Parthenon Gallery | British Museum (link Map)
Great Russell Street | London | WC1B 3DG | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Professor Mark Ford, UCL

Lunchtime talk at the British Museum: Parthenon Gallery. Professor Mark Ford will explore poems such as Keats’ great sonnet ‘On Seeing the Elgin Marbles’, and consider the importance of the Museum and its Reading Room for poets from Arthur Rimbaud and Ezra Pound to Louis MacNeice and William Empson.


Dr Nick Shepley
+44 (0) 20 7679 3147 | n.shepley@ucl.ac.uk


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Mark Ford