POPULAR LITERATURE OF THE 17th, 18th, and 19th CENTURIES
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A discussion of selected popular, historical literature.
OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Popular Literature of the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries with Barry Ivker, retired professor of comparative literature. Oct 9: Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, Journal of the Plague Year, and Moll Flanders. Oct 16: Fanny Hill, the erotic novel! Oct 23: Frankenstein, the literature of horror. Oct 30: Tarzan, the literature of adventure and the exotic, and Jules Verne’s Cyrano de Bergerac, early science fiction.
Free. If you decide to join OLLI there is a small annual membership and minimal semester fee.
1975 Merryvale Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216