Sade, l’inconnu?

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After a life marked by scandals and decades of imprisonment, the Marquis de Sade died in the lunatic asylum of Charenton on 2 December 1814. On the eve of the bicentenary day, Nicholas Cronk and Manuel Mühlbacher will present their recent edited volume Sade, l’inconnu?, which brings to the fore new aspects of Sade’s multifarious writing. The event will feature responses to the volume by Sade specialists Will McMorran (Queen Mary University, London) and Thomas Wynn (Durham University), followed by a drinks reception in honour of the late Marquis.

All welcome.



Audience: Open to all