Workshop: Telling Stories in the Eighteenth Century

McTague, J. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

Description

Workshop on forms of narration in the eighteenth-century, including the performance of scenes from novels, singing of ballads, and the production of eighteenth-century chapbooks (including the folding of an octavo sheet). Part of a collaboration with Openstorytellers, a group run by and for people with learning difficulties in Somerset, who want to tell the story of Fanny Fust, a wealthy heiress with learning difficulties who in 1787 was abducted and carried to France by Henry Bowerman, where he attempted to marry and may have sexually assaulted her.
Period22 May 2017
Held atOpenstorytellers, United Kingdom