Talk # 1: Humour, philosophy, writing

Dr Paul McDonald discusses how classic theories of humour can be made relevant to writers.

Dr Paul McDonald is the course leader for creative and professional writing at Wolverhampton University and a Tindal Street novelist.  

Talk # 2: Puns

Wordplay expert Tony Augarde discusses the types, history and social aspects of puns and wordplay. 

Tony Augarde’s books include The Oxford Guide to Word Games (OUP, 1984), The Oxford A to Z of Word Games (OUP, 1994) and Oxford Word Challenge (OUP, 1998). 

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