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"'I now, I then': Virginia Woolf's 'A Sketch of the Past' and the practice of autobiography"

Gastvortrag von Laura Marcus (Goldsmiths' Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford), 8. Nov 2018, 14h

You are cordially invited to a guest lecture by

 

Laura Marcus (Goldsmiths' Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford)

"'I now, I then': Virginia Woolf's 'A Sketch of the Past' and the practice of autobiography"

 

Thursday, 8 Nov. 2018, 14:00 s.t. -15:30

UR Anglistik, Altes AKH Hof 8.3, Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Wien

 

Laura Marcus's research and teaching interests are predominantly in nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature and culture, including life-writing, modernism, Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury culture, contemporary fiction, and literature and film. Her book publications include Auto/biographical Discourses: Theory, Criticism, Practice (1994), Virginia Woolf: Writers and their Work (1997/2004), The Tenth Muse: Writing about Cinema in the Modernist Period (2007) and, as co-editor, The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century English Literature (2004).

Her current research projects include a book on British literature 1910-1920, and a study of the concept of 'rhythm' in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries, in a range of disciplinary contexts.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Melanie Malzahn, Privatdoz. (Dean)
ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ute Smit (Head of Department)
Dr. Sandra Mayer, Dr. Michela Borzaga, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sylvia Mieszkowski (Hosts)

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