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Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Venue: Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 1HL
Claudia Olk (Freie Universität Berlin) returns to Kingston to discuss Shakespeare with Beckett. Listen to her previous KiSS talk Beckett's Shakespearean Echoes given in March 2015.
Claudia Olk is chair of English and Comparative Literature at the Peter Szondi Institute of Freie Universität Berlin and the President of the German Shakespeare Society. Her main fields of research are Medieval and Renaissance Literature as well as Modernism. Her publications include a monograph on the development of Fiction in Late Medieval and Renaissance travel narratives, and one on Virginia Woolf's Aesthetics of Vision. She has edited volumes on Interiority in Literature and Art, on The idea of perfection in Medieval and Early Modern Literature and on Neoplatonism and Aesthetics and published articles on Medieval Drama, Shakespeare, Joyce and Beckett. Her edition of one of Virginia Woolf's hitherto unpublished manuscripts was published in 2013 by the British Library. She currently holds a research fellowship at Exeter College, University of Oxford, working on a monograph on Shakespeare and Beckett.
The seminar is free and open to everyone!
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Contact: Richard Wilson
Directions to Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 1HL: