All staff and students are welcome - please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you are planning on joining us.
LATENESS AND THE MODERN
FRIDAY 6th MAY 2011
Council Chamber, Whitworth Building
A symposium to address the possibilities and limits of notions of 'late style' – as discussed by, for example, Theodor W. Adorno and Edward Said – for literature, culture, politics and the history of ideas.
10:00 - 10:30 Registration and coffee
10:30 - 11:45 Gordon McMullan (King's College London): ‘The Invention of Late Style’
11:50 - 12:50 Robert Spencer (Manchester): ‘Late Yeats: “Beating upon the wall” of the Irish Free State’
12:50 - 2:15 Lunch
2:15 - 3:15 Andrew Frayn (Manchester): ‘“Literary forms do become exhausted, clapped out,
as well”: Late Modernism and Late Style’
3.15 - 3.30 Tea
3.30 - 4.45 Michael Bell (Warwick): ‘Late Styles? Goethe, Nietzsche, Thomas Mann and
The conference is free, but please e-mail lateness@Manchester.ac.uk to confirm attendance