Journal Volume: 2

Book Reviews

Thomas Simmons, Imperial Affliction: Eighteenth-Century British Poets and Their Twentieth-Century Lives. New York etc.: Peter Lang, 2010. (Postcolonial Studies 11). xiii + 182pp. ISBN 978-1-4331-0872-3. W. B. Hutchings Thomas Simmons’s Imperial Affliction is an intimate and personal study of a number of eighteenth-century poets (and prose writers) and some of their modern readers. It is

Read Journal Article »

Bibliography: Critical Writing on William Cowper, 1980-2010

This bibliography is split into two parts: Periodical Articles, Essays, Notes Books and Chapters The works listed contain substantial discussions of Cowper. Excluded are dissertations, editions of Cowper’s writing, online texts, and reviews. For critical writing published before 1980, consult the bibliographies in the following: William Cowper, The Task and Selected Other Poems, ed. James

Read Journal Article »

William and Theadora: An Early Love Affair

William and Theadora: An Early Love Affair Neil Curry [An edited version of a talk given by the author at the Cowper Day held in Olney on 10 September 2011] I find myself wondering sometimes whether the sophistication of the recording devices available to us today might not have blunted our memories somewhat, and perhaps

Read Journal Article »

Book Museum Tickets

Our Museum building remains CLOSED.  We are opening our gardens on limited entry.  The Cowper & Newton Museum gardens will be open to welcome you on Wednesday 5th August 10.30 – 12.15 and Saturday 8th August 10.30 – 12.15

(Follow our social media accounts or check back here for further opening days & times as they become available)