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Dates: Tuesday 7 January

Speaker: Prof. Sir Christopher Ricks

Start Time: 18.15

Finish Time: 19.45

Location: Drawing Room

 

Dr Johnson’s London

The truths (as well as the myths) about London, in the 18th century and now, that we owe to Johnson’s substituting his London for the Rome of Juvenal.

Johnson, London: A Poem in Imitation of the Third Satire of Juvenal (1738)