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The History of Emotion

Rachel Hewitt

In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich

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Emotions have their own history. Rachel Hewitt examines the lives of five influential figures whose thinking paved the way for our modern-day attitude towards emotion: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas Beddoes and Tom Wedgwood.

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Duration: c. 1 hour

Rachel Hewitt

Rachel Hewitt has written the award-winning Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey, and articles for publications including the Guardian, Telegraph, Financial Times and New Statesman. Rachel is the Weinrebe Research Fellow in Life-Writing at the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, at the University of Oxford, where she also teaches English Literature.

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In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich

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