Talks and a workshop celebrating female figures in British comics with guest speakers.
The annual showcase of poetry, prose, essays, and performance from the Writing Practice & Study students.
Date: Wed 18 October 2017 Time: 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Baxter Suite 1.36, Tower Building, University of Dundee Add to Calendar Organiser: Literary Dundee
This special Dundee Literary Festival event accompanies the exhibition 'Girls in Print: Female Figures in British Comics', which explores the surprising range of subjects covered by the girls' comics which were at their height in the 1960s and 70s.
A launch party for a new comic anthology 'Wilma', a homage to girl's comics.
The world's greatest satirist, Jonathan Swift, turns 350 years old in November 2017. In this illustrated talk, Swift scholar Daniel Cook, Senior Lecturer in English here at the University of Dundee, will map out a brief history of the ‘tall tale’ drawing on the works of Swift, Twain, Rabelais and others.