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CODI: The Romance Novel as High Art?

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6 Mar 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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The Leeds Library

18 Commercial Street, Leeds, LS1 6AL

Leeds Lit Fest presents

Thought-provoking, challenging and downright funny, The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas is the world’s best academic public engagement programme and a huge hit at the Edinburgh Fringe since 2013.

Dr Amy Burge, Lecturer in Popular Fiction, School of English, Drama and Creative Studies, University of Birmingham argues why you should be reading romance novels and asks: why do women read romance novels? And are romance novels bad for you? Hosted by comedian Susan Morrison.

Tickets are £6.

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During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.

Standard: £6

Our building has a stair lift seat from the foyer to the Library on the first floor but no actual lift. If you are able to transfer from a wheelchair onto the stair lift seat, we can carry your wheelchair upstairs if it’s possible. Our toilets do not have step-free access and there is no disabled toilet. We welcome assistance dogs and assistance dogs-in-training.

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