Landscapes of culture: Raymond Williams 30 years on

Event Date: 17 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Landscapes of culture: Raymond Williams 30 years on The death of Raymond Williams in 1988 robbed Britain of one of its most influential cultural critics. These screenings of three rare documentaries on Williams capture …

Gaelic hardship: Flann O’Brien’s ‘The Poor Mouth’

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Room 124 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Gaelic hardship: Flann O’Brien’s ‘The Poor Mouth’ The Irish comic writer Flann O’Brien’s third major work was An Béal Bocht (1941): a slim novel parodying peasant memoirs of the West of Ireland, published under …

Historical Fictions

Event Date: 19 May 2015 Waterstone’s Book Shop Gower Street 82 Gower St, London WC1E 6EQ The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 Historical Fictions The historical novel is a major presence in the contemporary literary landscape. Why should this genre possess such appeal? And how can we best define it? Joe Brooker (Birkbeck) and Martin Eve …