|6 Nov 2014||All day||CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT|
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How did nineteenth-century novels re-articulate, interrogate, and revise the biblical and classical past?
In what ways did contemporary approaches to biblical interpretation and classical scholarship influence the development of the novel as a form?
Our speakers will investigate how novelists explored contemporary developments in archaeology, textual scholarship, philosophy, and overseas travel; the impact of fiction on approaches to the Bible and classical texts; and the problems of redrafting the bible and ancient history as fiction.
- Professor Norman Vance (Sussex)
- Dr Brian Murray (CRASSH)
- Dr Victoria Mills (Cambridge)
- Dr Jan-Melissa Schramm (Cambridge)
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This event is supported by funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ ERC grant agreement no 295463
|Thursday 6th November 2014|
|9.30 - 10.00|
|10.00 - 11.15|
Brian Murray (CRASSH)
'Apocryphal tales: martyrology and the Victorian novel'
Response: Elizabeth Ludlow (Anglia Ruskin)
|11.15 - 11.45|
|11.45 - 13.00|
Jan-Melissa Schramm (Cambridge)
'The Theological work of the nineteenth-century novel: from justice to mercy'
Response: Alison Wood (Cambridge)
|13.00 - 13.45|
|13.45 - 15.00|
Victoria Mills (Cambridge)
Fiction, illustration and the classical past: Hypatia in the 1890s
Response: Kate Nichols (CRASSH)
|15.00 - 15.30|
|15.30 - 16.45|
Norman Vance (Sussex)
'Myth, religion and the truth of fiction'
Response: Simon Goldhill (CRASSH)
|16.45 - 18.00|
Reception in Atrium