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Avant Festival: Enclave Review present Simon Jarvis -Thurs July 12th

Simon Jarvis (Cambridge University) will be in town during the Avant to read as part of this year’s SoundEye Festival. The Enclave Review have seized the opportunity and have arranged for Simon to give a lecture on Adorno on Thursday at 7pm. Venue to be confirmed so check back!

Simon Jarvis is the Gorley Putt Professor of Poetry and Poetics at the University of Cambridge. He has also taught at Newcastle, Cornell and Johns Hopkins. He works on the poetics of verse, and is currently completing a monograph on the poetics of rhyme for Cambridge University Press. His books include Wordsworth’s Philosophic Song (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007; reprinted, 2008); Adorno: a critical introduction (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1998; reprinted, 2003); and Scholars and Gentlemen: Shakespearean textual criticism and representations of scholarly labour, 1725-1765 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995).

Enclave Review (ER) is a review sheet focusing on the visual arts but with additional texts relating to the greater sphere of contemporary art and thought. ER gives critical coverage of the artistic life of Cork, and situates these developments within both national and international contexts. It is printed quarterly, it does not contain any commercial advertising, and it is available free of charge. The first issue of ER was launched in July 2010.


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