Pugilistica - a literary celebration of boxing, 28th July

Pugilistica: a literary celebration of boxing
Thursday July 28th, 7pm
Birkbeck Cinema Theatre, Birkbeck College
43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD
entrance free

Launching SJ Fowler’s “Fights” cycles I-XV (Veer books)

Lynda Nead, Pevsner Chair Of History Of Art at Birkbeck college presents ‘Stilling the Punch’ a talk & presentation on boxing imagery

Kasia Boddy, author of Boxing:a Cultural History & Senior lecturer at UCL presents ‘Save the Public’s Soul by Punching Its Face’: Modernist Poetry and Pugilism

Tim Atkins celebrates the legendary heavyweight bout between Jack Johnson v. Arthur Cravan in the Monumental bullring, Barcelona, April 1916

Michael Zand reads “The Klitova-Klinchko Kuntador”

Patrick Coyle reads ‘The first painting i ever sold was of Muhammad Ali’.

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