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
Tom McCarthy’s début novel Remainder, first published in 2005, turns London into a stage of sorts and thus re-enacts — albeit comically, anxiously — Shakespeare’s famous words in As You … Continue reading
The warm weather is finally here. Before you clock off — by which we mean shift your energies elsewhere — for the summer, though, we do hope you’ll join us … Continue reading
Our next meeting will be on Tuesday April 11th 6-7.30pm, Senate House Room 243. Playwright Chris Woodley will introduce his play, Next Lesson, which explores Section 28, the notorious legislation … Continue reading
‘There’s a man being hanged in London at this moment’: Metropolitan Time in George Gissing’s New Grub Street.
We’re looking forward to welcoming you to our upcoming meeting, which will take place at 6pm-7.30pm on Tuesday March 14th in Senate House, Room 243. We welcome Dr. Helena Goodwyn, … Continue reading
Please note: this session takes place at the English Department of the University of Tübingen, Germany (Brechtbau, room 010) on Monday 30th January 2017, 4pm-6pm. Richard Marsh’s The Beetle takes … Continue reading
‘It appears in fact, that no arrangements can make it to cease to be anevil to bring together the bodies of the dead where the living inhabit and congregate.’1 Happy … Continue reading