Lyndsey Stonebridge is Professor of Modern Literature and History at the University of East Anglia. Her last book was The Judicial Imagination: Writing after Nuremberg. Placeless: Rights, Writing and Refugees is due out next year.
The language of resistance is resourceful, creative and deep. After Grenfell, the words of those affected ring out clearly and truly – showing up the shallow contempt of those by whom they are governed.