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Transformations of ‘Nature’ in Early Modern English Literature

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 9am – 7pm

Transformations of ‘Nature’ in Early Modern English Literature

A conference organised by Trinity School of English.


9:30   Welcome

10:00–11:00  Enno Ruge: Transmutations of Nature: Alchemy, Natural Philosophy and the Merton Thesis Revisited.
11:00–12:00 Ema Vyroubalová: Edward Topsell's Beasts: Disentangling Natural and Supernatural


12:30–1:30  Andreas Höfele: Of Hybrids and Hydras: Political Zoology in Shakespeare's Coriolanus


2:30–3:30 Daniella Jancsó: Controlling Nature: Reconciliation in The Tempest


4:00–5:00  Björn Quiring: The Infinite Courtroom of Nature in Milton’s Paradise Lost

Richard Wilson (Kingston University, London):
Great Creating Nature: Shakespeare and the Soil Association

Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Accessibility: Yes
Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Research Theme: Identities in Transformation, Making Ireland, Manuscript, Book and Print Culture
Event Category: Arts and Culture, Conferences, Lectures and Seminars
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: Free

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