William Edwards

William Edwards is a doctoral assistant who joined the University of Neuchâtel in 2021. He is writing a thesis on Byron's politicisation of neoclassical aesthetics, and co-teaches the first year Introduction to Literature module.

William received his BA from King's College London. In 2019-20 he was a Clarendon scholar at the University of Oxford.



Conferences and Publications:

"Endymion and Minor Epic: Keats's Elizabethan Revival", forthcoming in SPELL (2023).

" 'The whiskered votary of Waltz and war': European Battlefields and English Ballrooms in Byron's The Waltz", delivered at the British Romanticism and Europe Conference at Monte Verità (2022).

"The 'many-headed multitude' and the 'hundred-handed senate': Byron's rewriting of Coriolanus", delivered at the Byron Society Conference at Newstead Abbey (2023).



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