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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: the Wicked Poet, Lord Byron

11 November @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

| Guests $20

Geelong ADFAS* presents:

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: the Wicked Poet, Lord Byron

Susannah Fullerton

*ADFAS Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Societies.

Byron, famous and infamous for his audacious poetry, his scandalous love life and his devotion to liberal ideals was ostracised by English society. He went off to fight for Greek independence and died aged 36. Susannah Fullerton recites some of his best-loved poems and tells the story of the colourful, shocking and revolutionary life of one of England’s greatest poets.

Susannah has a BA from the University of Auckland NZ and a post-graduate degree in Victorian literature from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She currently teaches literature courses in Sydney and lectures regularly at the State Library of NSW and the Art Gallery of NSW. In 2017 Susannah was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for Services to Literature and was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW.  She is the author of several books, and has written and recorded an audio CD, Finding Katherine Mansfield, about the life and works of New Zealand’s greatest writer.

 

Details

Date:
11 November
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Guests $20
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Organiser

ADFAS( Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies) GEELONG
Phone:
0427 342 213 
Email:
milliebirrelli@gmail.com
Website:
https://www.adfas.org.au/societies/victoria/geelong/

Venue

The Geelong West Town Hall Supper Room.
153 Pakington Street
Geelong West, Victoria 3220 Australia
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Phone:
5250 3264
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