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Academy of Seniors- 18th Century British Literature

Date:
Monday, November 14th 2016
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$35 - $45
Website:
http://seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu/

Event Description

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

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.

Venue

Alumni Center
1101 N. Main Street
Normal, IL
Room:
116
Phone:
(309) 438-4781
Website:
http://alumni.illinoisstate.edu/services/alumnicenter/

Organizer

Senior Professionals
Phone:
(309) 438-2818
Email:
srprof@ilstu.edu
Website:
http://seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu/