The latest version of the Early Modern Society’s Bulletin is here! This is our twelfth Bulletin. In you will find the President’s Address, a selection of reviews, information about upcoming events and a quiz (with answers!). It’s been a busy summer!
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This issue features:
Nigel Carter on the Society’s visit to Cheam with Karen Chester
Sue Dale’s review of Le Grand Macabre
Timothy Alves’s extended notes from the Society’s National Gallery visit to see Titian’s Bacchus and Ariadne
John Croxon reports on our third annual student conference ‘Revolution and Evolution’ in July
John Croxon’s visit to Godinton House
Karen Baston’s visit to the Highland Folk Museum
John Croxon reviews Richard III: The Maligned King by Annette Carson
Karen Baston catches up with Sir Walter Scott’s The Antiquary
There’s also plenty of coverage on events from this year’s Edinburgh Festivals from Karen Baston including reviews of Optimism and The Last Witch and reports on talks on Enlightenment themes from the International Festival and the Book Festival.
If you would like to contribute to the next issue of The Bulletin (out early in 2010), please send your contributions to the editor, John Croxon no later than 20 December 2009. The only real criteria for contributions is that they deal with a subject within our date range of 1450-1815. Book and other reviews, visits to places of interest, and announcements of upcoming events are all welcome.
Previous editions of The Bulletin are available here.