POPULAR LITERATURE OF THE 17th, 18th, and 19th CENTURIES

Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham at Vestavia Hills Civic Center & Wald Park, Vestavia Hills AL

Oct 09 - 30
POPULAR LITERATURE OF THE 17th, 18th, and 19th CENTURIES

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.

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Free.  If you decide to join OLLI there is a small annual membership and minimal semester fee.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES *

  • Oct 23, 2018 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 30, 2018 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Vestavia Hills Civic Center & Wald Park

1975 Merryvale Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

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