Reading Group Programme for 2014-2015

The Reading Group will resume on Monday, 13 October at 6.00 pm in the Members’ Room at the Lit and Phil in Newcastle. We are in the process of compiling the programme but here are some advanced dates for your diary.

13 October 2014          ‘Sexual Desire, Transcendence and the Edwardian Novel’ : introduced by Dr. Stacy Gillis, Newcastle University.

17 November 2014           ‘Pseudoscience in the Ghost Stories of M. R. James’ : introduced by Dr. Mike Pincombe, Newcastle University.                                       

9 February 2015           Topic and presenter to be confirmed

20 April 2015                 ‘Nineteenth-Century Art and Science of Atmosphere’ : introduced by Dr. Peter Garratt, Durham University.

The readings for the first session will be posted shortly.

For further information contact Pat Beesley at




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