Family & Lifestyle

French Satire

Thinking Aloud
  • May 27, 2014 8:00 am
  • 28:59

Satire may seem pretty harmless (canned laughter, faux news anchors, goofy skits), but in fact it can indicate or initiate substantial culture shifts. This is as true today as it was in post-reformation era France. Marcus Smith and Professor Christopher Flood talk satire, embodiment, and social change in Renaissance France.