Invocations of Modernism

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Host: Birkbeck's Centre for Contemporary Literature
Location: UCL, Bedford Way, Rm LG04
Speaker: Will Self

The novelist Will Self has become one of Britain's most prominent voices in literary and cultural debate. His most recent novel Umbrella (2012) opened a discussion about the viability of literary modernism as an imaginative resource for contemporary writers. In this session at Birkbeck, University of London, Dr Dennis Duncan will be in conversation with Will Self about his writing, the challenges of the contemporary and the legacies of modernism.

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