Cambridge Publishing Society

Anonymity and Pseudonymity in English Literature – a talk by John Mullan

Tuesday, 5th May 2015 at 6pm - 8pm

Location: LAB214 Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge CB1 1PT – easiest access via Broad Street entrance

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Many of the great works of literature, arranged by their authors’ names on our shelves, were first published without those names attached. This workshop will examine some of the important motives for anonymity and pseudonymity across the centuries. It will also reveal the creative uses of authorial concealment for novelists, poets and satirists.

John Mullan is Professor of English at University College London and a specialist in eighteenth-century literature. He is also a prolific broadcaster and journalist who writes on contemporary fiction for the Guardian.

Free entrance for CAMPUS members and students.

This event is part of the Masterclass series for the MA in Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University, so please sign up for it on the course Doodle poll.

As usual, those who download, print out and pin up the poster, for the delight of their colleagues and associates, will be numbered among the blessed.


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