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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

A special event to mark the centenary of the death of author Robert Tressell.

Robert Tressell's famous novel 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' is one of the classic novels on how capitalism operates in the workplace. The book is still a leading best seller and many politicians, writers and historians have acknowledged the ongoing legacy of this book.

Join this special event that marks the centenary of the death of Tressell (Robert Noonan, and celebrates this famous work with speakers Professor Karen Hunt, Keele University; Marion Walls, co-editor of 'Revisiting Robert Tressell's Mugsborough'; Dave Harker, author of 'Tressell: The Real Story of the Ragged Trousered Philanthropists', Andrew Lynch, producer of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists play in 2008, and a Trade Union speaker discussing the significant role this novel has played. There will also be a special screening following the event of 'Give us this Day'(1949)


Ms Chris Coates | talks


Date and Time:

29 January 2010 at 10:30 pm


4 hours



The Women's Library
London Metropolitan University
Old Castle Street
E1 7NT
020 7320 2222

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£10/£8 concessions

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020 7320 2222
or email moreinfo@thewomenslibrary.ac.uk with details of the tickets you require and we will call you back.

The Women's Library
London Metropolitan University
25 Old Castle Street
London E1 7NT

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