Jacqueline Rose's book The Last Resistance explores the power of writing to create and transform our political lives and examines the role of literature in the Zionist imagination.
Jacqueline Rose is professor of English at Queen Mary, University of London. Stephen Frosh is Professor of Psychology and Pro-Vice-Master at the Centre for Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College.
The event took place on 22 January 2008 at the London School of Economics, chaired by Derek Hook (LSE).
Also see the book Conversations with Jacqueline Rose (Seagull Books, 2010)
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