Past Conferences: 1995

‘Telling Lives’: The Art of Biography

The Conference was held at Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Saturday 19 August - Tuesday 22 August 1995


Saturday 19 August

Arrival from 2pm
5.45 Dinner
7.00 Private view of the Gertrude Powys Exhibition, Dorset County Museum
7.30 Frank Kibblewhite: Gertrude Powys: Pillar and Painter
8.30 Reception

Sunday 20 August

8.00 Breakfast
9.15 Michael Ballin: The Multi-Layered Self: Technique of Self Representation in the Autobiography
10.30 Coffee
11.00 John Williams: T. F. Powys: A Strengthening Antidote
12.45 Lunch
2.00 Morine Krissdóttir: Design and Truth
3.15 Tea
4.00 Sven Erik Tackmark: My Life With John Cowper Powys
6.30 Dinner
7.45 Oliver and Christopher Wilkinson: Ghosts on the Roof: Readings from the 1939 Diary of John Cowper Powys

Monday 21 August

8.00 Breakfast
9.15 Charles Lock: The End of Evidence: Literary Biography and the Rhetoric of Revelation
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Herbert Williams: Film as Biography
12.45 Lunch
Free Afternoon and Committee Meeting
5.00 Annual General Meeting
6.30 Dinner
7.45 Sylvia Townsend Warner: A Celebratory Evening

Tuesday 22 August

8.00 Breakfast and Departure.