Thursday 18 October 2012, 18.00-19.00
The word ‘lovesickness' has described the
torments of unrequited passion through centuries of literature.
Using case books, court records and diaries this talk reveals
personal accounts of the painful side of love in seventeenth
century England. As well as giving a glimpse into tantalising tales
of doomed romance, we look at experience of disease as a cultural
Speaker: Lauren Couch, Grants Adviser, Wellcome
This event is FREE.
Book now to receive an e-ticket.
Bookings are limited to two per person. Any additional bookings
will be cancelled.
Waiting List tickets for this event will be available from
the Information Point from 16.30 on the day.
Please put coats and bags in the cloakroom to
the rear of the foyer before meeting your guide, by the Information
Desk ten minutes before the event begins.
This is a Wellcome Library Insight