A true childhood classic and hit musical, Roald Dahl’s Matilda, reflects everything loved about him and his fiction. and many can relate to the story of a smart child who loves to read!
Professor Valerie Sanders (School of Arts, University of Hull) a respected authority on children’s literature, will host this session, and share some of the information and discussion of the book usually reserved for her students.
Roald Dahl’s work often combines serious situations with silly themes and Matilda is not exception, it really takes the cake!
The University of Hull has been changing the way people think for 90 years. Our motto, Lampada Ferens, translates as ‘carrying the light of learning’, and over the years, we’ve shared that light with thousands of people from across the world. As England’s 14th-oldest university, we have a proud heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research. And we have no plans to stop helping to build a better world.