Sex, Lies & Literature
If you think E.L James invented illicit sex and forbidden lust in books, think again! In this sexy fall series, explore how great writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries portrayed the pleasures of the flesh in the glorious language of fiction. Popular professor and author Colin Dickey will lead these tantalizing lectures over lunch at the Beverly Hills Country Club. Bring your fan!
Thursday September 13, 2012:
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Thursday October 11, 2012:
Lady Chatterly's Lover by D.H. Lawrence
Thursday November 8, 2012:
Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov
Thursday December 13, 2012:
The Lover by Marguerite Duras
All Literary Luncheons will be from 11:30am-1pm at The Beverly Hills Country Club, and include valet parking.
ABOUT GUEST LECTURER COLIN DICKEY:
Colin Dickey has taught in the English department at USC and is an Associate Professor in the Creative Writing program at National University. He is the author of Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius and Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith. He holds an MFA in creative writing from California Institute of the Arts and a PhD in Comparative Literature from USC, and his work has appeared in Lapham's Quarterly, Cabinet, and The Edinburgh Companion of Virginia Woolf and the Arts, among other places.
The Beverly Hills Country Club (View)
3084 Motor Avenue
Beverly Hills, CA 90064