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Leading Women in the Arts Series: Francine Prose: "Language and Character"
Event Type:Lecture/Reading
Location:Hooker Auditorium
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
7:00 PM
Lectures & Symposia,Upcoming Events
Patricia Scigliano
Title Url:https://www.mtholyoke.edu/wcl/events/leading-woman-arts-language-and-character
Department:Weissman Center for Leadership
The Weissman Center's 2012-2013 lecture series, Women at the Helm: What is Our Obligation?, continues with a talk by Francine Prose on "Language and Character."
Acclaimed author Francine Prose, distinguished writer in residence at Bard College, will discuss the ways in which writers use language to create characters in literature. Her works include "Blue Angel" (2000), a finalist for the National Book Award, and "Reading Like a Writer" (2006), a nonfiction New York Times bestseller. A prolific writer, she is most recently the author of "My New American Life" (2012).
Free and open to the public. 

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