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A reading from Patrick Evans’ new novel ‘The Back of His Head’- Professor Patrick Evans (English)

A reading from Patrick Evans’ new novel ‘The Back of His Head’- Professor Patrick Evans (English)

-A Canterbury School of Continental Philosophy (CSCP) Seminar

Raymond Thomas Lawrence was one of the great literary colossi to bestride the twentieth century. He turned his upbringing in conservative Canterbury and participation in the Algerian War of Independence into a series of novels that dazzled the world, and eventually won him the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Seven years after Lawrence’s death, however, the four trustees of the literary trust set up to memorialise New Zealand’s greatest writer are facing rising costs and dwindling visitor numbers at the Residence. While fending off a self-appointed biographer, they find themselves confronting the secrets of their own intimate relationships with The Master. Read more…

All staff and students welcome.

  • Date: Friday 30 October 2015, 11:00AM to 30 October 2015, 12:00PM
  • Location: Room 252, Psychology / Sociology Building, university of Canterbury Ilam Campus

 

Patrick Evans
Patrick Evans