Strange Bedfellows! Satire between the Covers of Hans Sachs's 'Der verdorben edelman mit dem weichen Beht'

Strange Bedfellows! Satire between the Covers of Hans Sachs's 'Der verdorben edelman mit dem weichen Beht'
Date
24 September 2021, 4.00pm - 5.00pm
Type
Lecture
Venue
Online
Description

Speaker: Sharon Baker (IMLR)

Sylvia Naish Visiting Fellow Sharon Baker gives the 2021 Friends of Germanic Studies Lecture. In her talk based on the second part of Hans Sachs’s play ‘Der verdorben Edelman mit dem weichen Beht’, she analyses the intricate use of satire and symbolism in the 'Fastnachtspiel', and explores how the bed reflects the ups and downs of the Nuremberg court and society in the sixteenth century.

This event is being held online via Zoom. Attendance free; advance online registration required.

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Contact

Jane Lewin
jane.lewin@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8966