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The History of Emotion

Rachel Hewitt

Sunday 27 May, 1.45pm

The Adnams Spiegeltent

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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Venue: The Adnams Spiegeltent

Assisted performances: BSL logo. Captioning logo. BSL interpreted and Captioned

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.

Tickets

Tickets: £8

Essential companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.

Book four or more events at the City of Literature Weekend and save £1.50 per ticket. Join us for all events across the weekend for £90 (save £46).

In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich

Writers' Centre Norwich logo. Norwich City of Literature Logo