Northern Premodern Seminar Resources


A conversation about contemporary poetry and Renaissance poetry hosted by the Department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University. Professor Paul Farley and Professor Paul Muldoon discuss their interest in the poetry of the early modern period in which they discuss – among others – John Donne and Michael Drayton. Introduced by Dr Liz Oakley-Brown.


On 22 June 2019 Professor Hilary Hinds (Lancaster University) delivered the George Richardson lecture (annual keynote) at the 2019 Quaker Studies Research Association Conference held at Woodbrooke College, Birmingham. Professor Hinds’ paper was entitled ‘Early Quakerism and the Creative Arts: The Poetry of Mary Mollineux’ and has since been published in Quaker Studies 25.2 (2020) as ‘Mary Mollineux’s Fruits of Retirement (1702): Poetry in the Second Period of Quakerism’.

A video recording of the lecture is available below: