23
October
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Weinrebe Lecture 1: Kate Kennedy in conversation with Hermione Lee

Saturday 23 October 2021 17:30 - 18:45
Add to Calendar 2021-10-23T16:30:002021-10-23T17:45:00 Weinrebe Lecture 1: Kate Kennedy in conversation with Hermione LeeThe Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Location
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Speakers
Kate Kennedy speaks with Hermione Lee
Event price
Free
Cluster
Oxford Centre for Life-Writing
Event type
Lectures and Seminars
Booking Required
Required
Accessibility
There is provision for wheelchair users.
Contact name
Charles Pidgeon
Contact email
admin.oclw@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

OCLW’s Kate Kennedy speaks with Hermione Lee about writing the life of the poet/composer Ivor Gurney for her new biography, Dweller in Shadows: a life of Ivor Gurney.

This Weinrebe event will follow a free talk and recital presented by the Ivor Gurney Society and OCLW:

3.15 pm - ‘Gurney and the Archive’ lecture with Professor Tim Kendall and Dr Philip Lancaster

3.45 pm - Song Recital with Andrew Randall (baritone) and Eric McElroy (piano). Their programme will include a selection of newly edited songs composed while Gurney was in the Dartford asylum together with some of his most well-known songs.