Monty Python in Its British and International Cultural Contexts or: How to recognise the Spanish Inquisition from quite a lon

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Tomasz Dobrogoszcz / University of Lodz, Poland
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The conference will take place in Lodz, Poland on 28-29 October 2010 The suggested areas for discussion will include: - Monty Python's humour - the language of Monty Python - the visual poetics of Monty Python programmes and films - Monty Python and the British tradition of humour - Monty Python and the idea of Britishness - Monty Python and stereotypes - cultural subversion and iconoclasm - Monty Python and counterculture - The postmodern contexts for Monty Python - The influence of Monty Python on British/international culture - The reception of Monty Python abroad (in Poland and elsewhere) The reviewed selection of essays following the conference will be published. Abstracts ca. 300 words will be sent by 30 April 2010 to: