Episode 2: Satire and Celebrity

Jo and Adam are joined by Gráinne O’Hare (Newcastle University) and Katie Snow (University of Exeter) to talk about the relationship between satire and celebrity and consider the position of the woman as satirist and the subject of satire.

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Release date: 14/3/2019

In this episode Adam and Jo Talk to Gráinne O’Hare and Katie Snow About:

  • Alexander Pope
  • Bluestockings
  • Breastfeeding
  • Celebrity
  • The Dunciad
  • Eighteenth-Century Popular Culture
  • Frankie Boyle
  • Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire
  • Instagram
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Lady Mary Montagu
  • Mock the Week
  • Motherhood
  • Prostitute Memoirs
  • Stewart Lee
  • Taylor Swift

Next Episode

Satire and the Novel

What is the difference between a satirical novel and a novel with satire in it? Adam and Jo are joined by Dr Helen Williams (Northumbria University) to talk about one of the best known satirical novels of all time: Laurence Sterne’s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent

Release date: 11/4/2019

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