Free Women

with Lyndall Gordon and Alex Clark

Arts & Culture

Part of the Hampstead and Highgate Literary Fesitval

Lyndall Gordon’s acclaimed group biography, Outsiders, tells the stories of five novelists - Mary Shelley, Emily Brontë, George Eliot, Olive Schreiner and Virginia Woolf – deftly linking their creativity to their lives as outsiders. In conversation with Alex Clark, she discusses the ways that women have had to reimagine themselves in order to write, separate themselves from prescribed roles and perceptions of gender, and make unbearable sacrifices in the pursuit of freedom and creativity.

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Add to Calendar 08/10/2018 18:45:00 08/10/2018 18:45:00 Free Women Part of the Hampstead and Highgate Literary Fesitval Lyndall Gordon’s acclaimed group biography, Outsiders, tells the stories of five novelists - Mary Shelley, Emily Brontë, George Eliot, Olive Schreiner and Virginia Woolf – deftly linking their creativity to their lives as outsiders. In conversation with Alex Clark, she discusses the ways that women have had to reimagine themselves in order to write, separate themselves from prescribed roles and perceptions of gender, and make unbearable sacrifices in the pursuit of freedom and creativity. JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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