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Gladstone, liberalism and music

Events • HistoryMusicLiteraturePolitics • Talk

In the former home of William Gladstone, Phyllis Weliver draws from her forthcoming book Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon, 1876-1883: Music, Literature, Liberalism to talk about Gladstone’s daughter and her circle, revealing how she acted as a leader in the musical community, in literature and, in the process, assisted political aspects of her father's work.

Speaker:
Dr Phyllis Weliver
, Associate Professor, Saint Louis University

Chaired by Professor Stefan Collini FBA, Professor of Intellectual History and English Literature, University of Cambridge

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