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Looking Backward/Looking Forward: Utopian Literature
Thu 13 October 2016, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
Looking Backward/Looking Forward: Utopian Literature - Lecture
Seng Tee Lee Seminar Room, Senate House Library
18:00 – 19:00
Matthew Beaumont, Professor of English at University College London, will sketch the history of utopian and dystopian fiction, especially since its boom time in the late nineteenth century, exploring its literary and political significance and examining its ideological afterlives in our own times.