David Reynolds: The Long Shadow of the Great War Poets: 1918-2018. (This talk links to Roderick Williams's song recital on Monday 26th Nov at the Hampstead Arts Festival.)
David Reynolds is Professor of International History and a Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge. He is the author of numerous books and publications, as well as the writer and presenter of several BBC programmes. His award-winning book, The Long Shadow, explores the relationship between the Great War and twentieth-century history. Prof. Reynolds’ talk will focus on the complex legacy of Great War poetry to this day.
Tickets £10 available here
The Hampstead Arts Festival returns to Burgh House with an exciting
programme of literary events:
15 November: Acclaimed novelist Elif Shafak on her work as a writer, rights activist and speaker
16 November: Martin Wolf CBE (Financial Times) on his career, theBritish economy and Brexit
18 November: Novelist and arts & culture journalist James Meek onmusic in fiction
22 November: Prof. David Reynolds (Cambridge) on the complex legacyof Great War poetry to this day
27 November: Actor Juliet Stevenson on her career in film, TV and theatre.
To book, visit http://www.hampsteadartsfestival.com/whats-on/