Robert Morrison

Robert Morrison

Dr Robert Morrison was educated at the universities of Oxford and Edinburgh. At present he is Queen’s National Scholar at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He is the author of The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas De Quincey, which was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography, and The Regency Revolution: Jane Austen, Napoleon, Lord Byron and the Making of the Modern World.

More Festival speakers
View as Grid List

1 Item

Set Descending Direction
  1. 37. JANE AUSTEN AND HER WORLD
    37. JANE AUSTEN AND HER WORLD

    This will be a fascinating discussion about Jane Austen and the Regency world she lived in between bestselling novelist and Austen expert Gill Hornby and historian Robert Morrison. The Regency in Britain was an immensely colourful and chaotic period that marked the emergence of the modern world. Our panellists will reveal the remarkably diverse ways in which the cultural, social, technological and political revolutions of this decade continue both to inspire and haunt our world.

    £0.00
per page