Thu 15 November
Causerie – Literary Satire
During this Causerie, visual artist and writer Alexandre Singh highlights the importance of satire and the prominent ways in which this literary genre informs the realization of his theatrical play, The Humans. The artist invites different scholars to explore several literary moments of satire and criticism throughout the history of the written word.
Ranging from Lucian of Samosata to Alexander Pope and P.G. Wodehouse, Singh traces the various styles and approaches in which these satirists voiced social criticism by means of wit, sarcasm and irony. With amongst others:
Philip Smallwood (Emeritus Professor of English, Birmingham University) on Alexander Pope
Kathleen Burk (Emerita Professor Modern and Contemporary History at University College London) on P.G. Wodehouse
Read more about the Causeries here
Entrance: 5,- / 3,- with discount