"The Game of Clue: Or Mrs. Fenwick (1766-1840), in the Library with a ..." Presentation by Lissa Paul

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"The Game of Clue: Or Mrs. Fenwick (1766-1840), in the Library with a ..." Presentation by Lissa Paul
Abbreviated Title:
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature Speaker Series
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Announcement
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English
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Department of English, University of Florida
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George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Gainesville, FL
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Barbados
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Professor Lissa Paul will speak on the intriguing life of British author, Eliza Fenwick, whose works include Secresy; or The Ruin on the Rock as well as several children’s books and an extensive letter collection featuring Charles and Mary Lamb, William Godwin, and Mary Wollstonecraft. Paul’s talk will explore the life of Fenwick, including the chase for the plot of her story, likening it to a murder mystery and the game of Clue. Ms. Fenwick can be situated within three-degrees of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The narrative arc of Eliza Fenwick’s life reads as an adventure-romance as well as a mystery story. For her talk, Dr. Paul will focus on Fenwick’s life in Barbados as an abolitionist slave-holder.
General Note:
Baldwin Library Speaker Series 2013: Co-Sponsored by the Department of English Featuring Dr. Lissa Paul, Brock University Thursday, September 19, 2013: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Smathers Library (East), Room 1A.

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Baldwin Library Speaker Series 2013 Co Sponsored by the Department of English Featuring Dr. Lissa Paul, Brock University Thursday, September 19, 2013: 5:30 7:30 p.m. Smathers Library (East), Room 1A The Game of Clue: Or Mrs. Fenwick (1766 1840), in the Library with a ... Professor Lissa Paul will speak on the intriguing life of British author, Eliza Fenwick, whose works include Secresy ; or The Ruin on the Rock n extensive letter collection Fenwick, including the chase for the plot of her story, likening it to a murder mystery and the game of Clue. Ms. F enwick can be situated within three Frankenstein life reads as an adventure in Barbados as an abolitioni st slave holder. published works include, Reading Otherways and and as co editor of the Lion and the Unicorn Century Life for the Twenty children and adults, including Mary Wollston ecraft, in the radical London of the late Enlightenment. Image 1 : Six Stories for the Nursery: in Words of One and Two Syllables: Intended as a sequel to Godwin & Co.: London, 1819. From the Baldwin Librar Image 2 : Infantine Stories: in Words of One, Two, and Three Syllables. By Eliza Fenwick. J. and C. Adlard: London: 1820. From the Baldwin Library Baldwin online : http://library.ufl.edu/baldwin Baldwin Digital Collections: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/baldwin Document originally available as a webpage: http://www.english.ufl.edu/events/baldwinlecture/index.html