Come along to this event TOMORROW at 6pm, 11 Bedford Square. All welcome! The talk will be followed by an informal discussion over a glass of wine.
Matthew’s book, G. K. Chesterton, London and Modernity (co-edited with with Matthew Beaumont) is hot off the press with Bloomsbury Academic. The talk will be followed by an informal discussion over a glass of wine.
Tuesday 25th February
F3, 11 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London
G. K. Chesterton’s first novel, The Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904) imagines a future in which London has been split into quasi-medieval boroughs, each with its own flags and customs. Ambiguous in its politics and whimsical in its telling, the novel has nonetheless been cited by urban planners and historians for its memorable engagement with what locality might mean within the modern metropolis. This paper readdresses the road improvement…
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