In Conversation: Writers and the Camera
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4 April 2013, 19:00-20:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
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Writer Alexandra Harris and Richard Davenport-Hines discuss some of the literary figures captured in Man Ray’s portraits, including Virginia Woolf, James Joyce and Aldous Huxley.
by Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky)
26 November 1934
Cultural historian and writer Alexandra Harris teaches literature at the University of Liverpool. Her critically acclaimed book Romantic Moderns traces connections between some of the most brilliant artists and writers of the twentieth century. Alexandra has written on the life and work of Virginia Woolf, exploring why her work continues to haunt and inspire us.
Richard Davenport-Hines is an acclaimed biographer who has written about the glamorous world of early-twentieth century Paris and the intellectual achievement of the modernist movement. He is a regular contributor to the Literary Review, Sunday Telegraph, Spectator, and the Times Literary Supplement.