Event Date: 26 May 2010
Cynthia Gamble – Marcel, Maman and a Manuscript: Anatomy of a Folio of La Bible d’Amiens
Cynthia Gamble is a visiting Fellow of The Ruskin Library and Research Centre, Lancaster University, and Vice-Chairman of the Ruskin Society. She is the author of Proust as Interpreter of Ruskin: The Seven Lamps of Translation (Summa Publications, 2002) and John Ruskin, Henry James and the Shropshire Lads (New European Publications, 2008), a work that was inspired by her Shropshire heritage. She has co-authored many works on Anglo-French cross currents such as ‘A Perpetual Paradis’: Ruskin’s Northern France (Lancaster University, 2002) and Ruskin-Turner. Dessins et voyages en Picardie romantique (Musée de Picardie, Amiens, 2003). She contributed 14 entries to the Dictionnaire Marcel Proust (Honoré Champion, 2004), a work that was awarded the prestigious Prix Émile Faguet de l’Académie Française.