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The John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture 2016

20 Jan 2016

On ​Thursday, 11 February (5.30-7.30pm) in the Historic Reading Room of The John Rylands Library

Professor Dame Marina Warner

The John Rylands Research Institute is pleased to announce that this year’s Annual Lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Marina Warner DBE, Professor of English and Creative Writing, Birkbeck College, University of London. 

The Institute is delighted that Professor Warner will be sharing her knowledge and expertise with our audience, presenting a lecture entitled Oracular Narrative: Timing and Truth Telling, in which she will explore mythic forms of prefigurement and prophecy in contemporary fiction inspired by Greek tragedy and the Arabian Nights.

There will be a drinks reception at 5.30pm, followed by the lecture at at 6.15pm.


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