Cartoon and Caricature in Savage Ink

Ref: C3841271

Examine 'Golden Age' of the political prints of the 18th century; Hogarth, Gilray, and Cruckshank. Look at more recent developments in caricature: from Spitting Image to Steve Bell. Consider the use of cartoon and caricature in contemporary politics.

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Course aim

A study of the history and politics of the cartoon and caricature in the Savage Ink exhibition at the People's History Museum.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand the use of 'Savage Ink' in politics
  • Appreciate the craft of caricature and cartoon
  • Consider how cartoon and caricature is used today

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • A guided tour of teh Savage Ink exhibition at the People's History Museum

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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