Rebecca Solnit in conversation with Jeanette Winterson - ** Currently Sold Out **
|Starts:||19:30 31 Oct 2017|
|Ends:||21:00 31 Oct 2017|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||Martin Harris Centre|
|How much:||£10/£8 Sold Out|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students, General public|
PLEASE NOTE: This event is Sold Out
Fiercely intelligent, radical, sometimes despairing but always, ultimately, hopeful – in her coruscating essays and award-winning books, the voice of Rebecca Solnit has entered the public consciousness and seized the zeitgeist. In 2014’s Men Explain Things to Me, an acknowledged classic of contemporary feminist writing, she spoke for generations of women who have been talked over by the patriarchy. Now she returns with a new essay collection The Mother of All Questions: Further Feminisms. In it, she points the way toward a new feminism; writing with great thoughtfulness about rape jokes and gender roles; about reproductive choices and the silence of complicity; about the questions women are asked and the narratives we are given.
Rebecca has published the acclaimed nonfiction books Wanderlust, A Field Guide to Getting Lost and Hope in the Dark. A contributing editor at Harper’s, she writes regularly for the London Review of Books and Los Angeles Times.
She will be in conversation with Jeanette Winterson, prolific author and Professor of New Writing at The University of Manchester. Presented by Manchester Literature Festival in partnership with Granta and the Centre for New Writing.
Book on 0843 208 0500 or manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk
Travel and Contact Information
Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall
Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama