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Scary Stories For Christmas and Always

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, 11 December 2018

Scary Stories

How scary are contemporary fictional narratives? Do ‘things still go bump in the night’?

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All

Availability

Yes

Cost

Free

Organiser

SSEES

Location

347
SSEES
16 Taviton Street
London
WC1H 0BW

‘And My Head Exploded’ - Tales of Desire, Delirium and Decadence in fin-de-siècle Prague, a collection of tales from late 19C and early 20C Bohemia featuring plague-carrying prostitutes, heads exploding in cemeteries and several cases of pre-modernist existential angst.

and

‘Dogs and Others’ by Biljana Jovanović - The protagonist in Dogs and Others is the first openly lesbian character in modern Serbian literature.

Join Peter Zusi, Geoffrey Chew and Susan Curtis as they discuss ‘scary stories’ written in different eras exploring notions of terror and witness.