Literary London Reading Group

‘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

‘Marriage, Murder and the Streets of London: The Most Wicked Secret Murthering of John Brewen’

  We hope you’re finding time to enjoy the term break, and the very gradually improving spring weather. In celebration of this seasonal fecundity, we’ve selected for our next session … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Sudden holes in space and time’: Conrad’s Appearing and Disappearing London

  Our thanks to Dr Laura Wood for a fantastic session on London and children’s literature in January. We are looking forward to seeing you at our next session, which … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · Leave a comment