Literary London Reading Group

Confession of a Bromley boy during Section 28. ‘Next Lesson’ by Chris Woodley

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

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘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

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘Crossing the Threshold of the Unknown’: Gender and Mobility in Richard Marsh’s The Beetle (1897)

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

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘From flower to flower, from snow to snow’: Reading the 19th-Century Garden Cemetery

‘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

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mapping Jewish London in Amy Levy’s ‘Reuben Sachs’ (1888)

Thank you to those who attended our first event of the term in October! We’re looking forward to seeing many of you again on Friday, November 18th at 6 pm- … Continue reading

November 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Architecture of Visibility in Orwell’s Dystopian London

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to the Literary London Reading Group for the first session of this academic year on Tuesday 18th October 6-7.30pm in Room 243, Senate House, … Continue reading

September 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mapping London and Exploring Desires in Sylvia Townsend Warner’s ‘The Green Torso’ (1970)

Although at this time of year many of you are no doubt buried beneath piles of essays and exams, we hope you’ll take some time out to join us for … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · 3 Comments