Randall Stevenson

Randall Stevenson is Emeritus Professor of Twentieth-Century Literature in the University of Edinburgh.  Recent books include Literature and the Great War: 1914-1918 (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Reading the Times: Temporality and History in Twentieth-Century Fiction (Edinburgh University Press, 2018).


Time and Space Obliterated: Remembrance and Relativity in November 1919

On November 4, 1919, a week before the first anniversary of the Great War’s conclusion, a letter to the editor of the Times worried that there seemed to be “no signs of any official or public celebrations” scheduled to mark the first Armistice Day.[1]