1 December 2020
Speaker: Lars Iyer (Newcastle University)
Nietzsche, Music and the ‘Burbs
Lars Iyer teaches Creative Writing at Newcastle University, where he formerly taught philosophy. He has written several novels on philosophical themes from European philosophy set in contemporary Britain. He is best known for Spurious, Dogma and Exodus – a trilogy – which explored the ideas of Gershom Scholem, Franz Kafka and other Jewish modernist thinkers. His latest novel, Nietzsche and the Burbs, was published in 2020. Read a review here: https://stingingfly.org/review/nietzsche-and-the-burbs/.