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The ethics of humour and madness in eighteenth century literature

Stigma and the madness of laughter: contemporary and eighteenth-century ideas.

Richard Stern of Queen Mary, University of London, asks what the satirists of the eighteenth century can teach us about humour, caricature and mental health.


Richard Stern | talks


Date and Time:

25 July 2015 at 2:00 pm


1 hour



Bethlem Museum of the Mind
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
020 3228 4227
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