PEN/Faulkner Reading Series: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman
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The last date listed for Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman was Friday April 20, 2007 / 8:00pm.
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Jennifer Egan’s novels include Look at Me, a 2001 finalist for the National Book Award. Acclaimed for her recent biography of her parents, Them, Francine du Plessix Gray is a prolific author of novels, biographies, sociological studies, and pieces for The New Yorker. Kate Lehrer is a short-story writer, essayist, book reviewer, and novelist whose Out of Eden won the Western Heritage Award and whose latest novel is Confessions of a Bigamist.
The readings and discussion will be moderated by Deborah Tannen, whose twentieth book, You’re Wearing That? Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation, was a New York Times bestseller, as was her previous book, You Just Don’t Understand. A university professor and professor of linguistics at Georgetown, Tannen is a frequent guest on radio and television news and information shows. She is also a member of the PEN/Faulkner Board of Directors.
About the Ticket Supplier: Folger TheatreHome to the world's largest Shakespeare collection, Folger Shakespeare Library is a world-class center for scholarship, learning, culture, and the arts.
The Folger's Elizabethan Theatre, modeled after the innyard theatres popular in Shakespeare's day, hosts more than 40,000 audience members each year. It presents a full calendar of performances and programs, from the Helen Hayes Award-winning Folger Theatre productions and Folger Poetry readings to early music concerts by the Folger Consort and family activitie.
The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, is home to the world's largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials and to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art.