Tuesday 3 May 2011

Lateness and the Modern, THIS FRIDAY 6th May 2011


Friday 6th May 2011, 10am - 4.45pm

A one-day conference at the University of Manchseter
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): 'Late Style and its discontents'
11:50 - 12:50 Howard J. Booth (Manchester) 'Lateness, modernism and order in Kipling's short fiction'
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 Robert Spencer (Manchester): 'Late Yeats: "Beating upon the wall" of the Irish Free State'

Please note the revisions to the advertised schedule; Michael Bell is unable to join us.

Please feel free to continue invite friends and colleagues. The organisers would appreciate an indication of attendance beforehand by e-mail to

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