Coming in October of 2019

Join Mike Bevel, creator of the Bethesda Library’s Classics in Context program, in April OCTOBER! of 2019 for a six-part lecture on Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novel, Wolf Hall.

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In addition to an in-depth discussion of the text, attendees will also have a chance to discuss:

  • Is there truth and objectivity with regards to history? Personal history?
  • How are we sure we know what we know?
  • What would life have been like for someone living in the Tudor era?
  • Can conflicting truths exist?
  • How can one survive under a tyrant?

 

Each class is between 90 minutes and 2 hours.

  • Part 1, Chapters 1 – 3 | Meeting the Dead Looking Alive
  • Part 2, Chapters 1 – 3 | An Occult History of Britain
  • Part 3, Chapters 1 – 3 | Entirely Beloved Cromwell
  • Part 4, Chapters 1 – 3 | “Alas What Shall I Do for Love?”
  • Part 5, Chapters 1 – 3 | Anna Regina
  • Part 6, Chapters 1 – 3 | To Wolf Hall

Enrollment is limited to 30 people for the in-person course. Having read the novel before attending is recommended, but not a requirement.

For questions about the class, reach out via email.