Literary London Reading Group

Dorothy Richardson’s ‘Mighty Lover’: Pilgrimage and London

We are delighted to invite you to the final meeting of the Literary London Reading Group for this academic year. Professor Scott McCracken will introduce “Dorothy Richardson’s ‘Mighty Lover’: Pilgrimage and London”. The … Continue reading

June 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Changing Places: Contemporary SFF Writers Creating Alternative Londons

At the next meeting of the Literary London Reading Group, Dr Vic James will introduce Changing Places: Contemporary SFF Writers Creating Alternative Londons. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 24 April … Continue reading

April 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Morris Winchevsky: Poet of the Jewish Workers

We are happy to announce that for the next meeting of the Literary London Reading Group, Dr Vivi Lachs will introduce: “Morris Winchevsky: Poet of the Jewish Workers“. It is scheduled for March … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

“I am a Kind”: W. G. Sebald’s London, and Iain Sinclair’s Responses

For the first Literary London Reading Group session of 2018, Dr David Anderson (UCL) will introduce “I am a Kind”: W. G. Sebald’s London, and Iain Sinclair’s Responses. The session … Continue reading

December 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

West Indians in London: Sam Sevlon’s The Lonely Londoners

Please note: this seminar takes place at the University of Tuebingen, Germany, on Thursday, 19 October 2017. First published in 1956, Sam Sevlon’s The Lonely Londoners is a multi-thread, beat-style narrative written in … Continue reading

October 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

“All the world lives in Soho, even including some English”: Mapping Immigrant Soho

For the next Literary London Reading Group session, the playwright Jingan Young will introduce: ‘”All the world lives in Soho, even including some English”: Mapping Immigrant Soho’. The session will … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Boss of Bethnal Green: Building an Empire in the East End

We are delighted to announce the first session of the Literary London Reading Group for 2017/18. Our programme this year begins with a literary look at unscrupulousness and individual greed … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment