Anxieties of the Historical Novelist
12th February @ 5.00pm
In this presentation I will discuss the process of writing a historical novel in regard to the particular difficulties inherent to the genre. I will concentrate on sources, authentication and incorporation, the nexus and use of which defines the outcome’s historical character.
Dimitris Melicertes has translated three books from English into Greek. His short story ‘Come Again’ was a finalist for the Cowley Literary Award in the category of fiction. He is working on a novel for the PhD in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London.