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All events for Academy of Seniors- 18th Century British Literature

November 2016

Academy of Seniors- 18th Century British Literature

Date:
Monday, November 7th 2016
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

How does 18th century literature apply to 21st century people? Explore the tension between sense and sensibility through wit comedy, extreme sentimentality and satire in the works of William Congreve (The Way of the World), Richard Brinsley Sheridan (The Rivals), Henry Mackenzie (The Man of Feeling), Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice) and Jonathan Swift (A Modest Proposal). November 7, 9, 14, 16 (Mondays/Wednesdays) Richard H. Dammers, Assistant to the President and Professor of English Emeritus, ISU