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
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
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