Annual Literary London Society Lecture

Annual Literary London Society Lecture
28 June 2018, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
The Chancellor's Hall, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

'The Student Revolt: London and the Wider World in 1968'

David Caute is an historian, playwright, novelist and journalist. He has written several books on the history of the Left in Europe and the US, including The Great Fear: The Anti-Communist Purge under Truman and Eisenhower and Sixty-Eight: The Year of the Barricades. His many novels depict people caught up in a variety of struggles, from the radical agrarian movements in England under Cromwell to African decolonization. According to Nicolas Tredell, in his fiction ‘David Caute has always been concerned to dramatize and explore the complex relations between political commitment, the urge for power, and sexual desire’. His most recent novel, Doubles, was published in 2016

This event is part of the 2018 Literary London Society Annual Conference.

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