Participants: Nigel Leask
Nigel Leask is the Regius Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow. His publications include The Politics of Imagination in Coleridge's Critical Thought (1988), British Romantic Writers and the East: Anxieties of Empire (1992), and Curiosity and the Aesthetics of Travel Writing, 1770-1840: 'From an Antique Land' (2002). He is currently working on a study of Robert Burns and British Romanticism, and (more generally) Anglo-Scottish literary relations in the late eighteenth century.
StAnza 2009 Events:
Wed 18 March | Sex & the Poet
In the Footsteps of Clarinda with Gill Bowman followed by Bawdy Burns: songs & poems from The Merry Muses of Caledonia with Sheena Wellington, Rod Paterson, Gill Bowman, Nigel Leask & Pauline Gray.
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium