The 6th Symposium of the Eighteenth-Century Literature Research Network in Ireland

The 6th Symposium of the Eighteenth-Century Literature
Research Network in Ireland
Linen Hall Library, Belfast
Saturday, 27th November 2010
The ECLRNI most gratefully thanks the Linen Hall Library, particularly Brian Adgey (Director),
John Killen (Librarian), and Marie Ryan (Customer Services Manager), for generously
allowing use of the Library. The symposium is generously supported by the Centre for
Eighteenth-Century Studies at Queen’s University, Belfast. Those wishing to attend the
symposium and/or book launch, please e-mail Moyra Haslett
10.00-10.45: Arrival. Tea / Coffee and Scones
10.45–10.50: Welcome: Ian Campbell Ross (TCD)
10.50-12.05 Panel I. Chair: Moyra Haslett (QUB)
John Killen (Linen Hall Library), ‘The Linen Hall library and the reading habits of a
Georgian gentleman’
Michael O’Connor (QUB), ‘The Business of Print: James Magee (1707-1797) and
Reading Tastes in Eighteenth-Century Belfast’
Robert Whan (QUB), ‘Presbyterians and print in late Stuart and early Hanoverian
12.05-12.15 Break
12.15-13.30 Panel II. Chair: Aileen Douglas (TCD)
Mark Crosby (QUB), ‘“The voice of flattery versus sober truth”: Godwin and the
Theatre of the Courtroom’
Liam Lenihan (UCC), ‘An Artist of the Miltonic Sublime: James Barry and the
Godwinian Paradox’
Niall Gillespie (TCD), ‘Endogamy, Consanguinity and Family Configuration in Irish
Anti-Jacobin Fiction’
13.30 -14.20 Lunch
14.20-15.35 Panel III. Chair: Anne Markey (TCD)
Joseph McMinn (UU), ‘“A Shower of Bankers”: Swift, Money and Trust'
Carol Stewart (QUB), ‘Joseph Andrews, the Sacrifice of Isaac and Anticlericalism’
Jim Kelly (TCD), ‘The Beggar at the Door: Moore, Hazlitt, and Tone’
15.35-15.40 Closing Remarks
16.30-17.30 Book Launch: Queen’s University Bookshop
Carol Stewart, The Eighteenth-Century Novel and the Secularization of Ethics
(Ashgate, 2010)
The Eighteenth-Century Literature Research Network in
Ireland supports all staff and graduate students interested
in the literatures of these islands in the long eighteenth
century. For further details, see the Network's website at:
If you would like to join the Network please contact:
Ian Campbell Ross
Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies
School of English
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin 2