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)