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09 July 2019AN EVENING WITH LORD BYRON VAMPIRES and THE GOTHIC IMAGINATION
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AN EVENING WITH LORD BYRON
VAMPIRES and THE GOTHIC IMAGINATION
LIZ MERRY Tuesday 09 July 2019

Elizabeth Merry lectures extensively on classical art and architecture, the visual arts and the links between literature and Art.

This talk explores the artistic revival of the Gothic  and the fascination with vampires, monsters and other horrors.

With Byron are Dr Polidori, Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley, each tells a ghost story. Whose story was the most enduring?