Literature for Troubled Times 1: The First World War

Mon Jan 31, 14:30 - Mon Jan 31, 16:30
Erin Hall


A series of six lectures by Dr Jean Moorcroft Wilson, a leading authority on British poets of the First World War. Described recently as the ‘doyenne of war-poet biographers’, she has written highly acclaimed lives of, among others, Siegfried Sassoon, Isaac Rosenberg, Charles Hamilton Sorley and Edward Thomas.       

The First World War - with Rodney Trudgeon

A view into Wilfred Owen’s poems, with The Pity of War and Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem. This lecture will be introduced by Africa Melane, the host of Early Breakfast Show on Cape Talk and 702 and is co-hosted by Rodney Trudgeon from Fine Music Radio.

Other lectures in the series include:

Trouble in Algeria

Forbidden Love

Trouble in Biafra

Trouble in South Africa


The pathos war and the beacon of hope - with Patricia Schonstein

For more information email: Lucille on [email protected] / 081 812 6026. or Patricia on [email protected]

Additional information

Age restriction Family friendly
Refund policy No refunds


Literature for Troubled Times 1: The First World War
Erin Hall
8 Erin Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
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