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James Wood: How Fiction Works
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James Wood: How Fiction Works      James Wood has been a staff writer and book critic at The New Yorker since 2007. He was the chief literary critic at the Guardian, in London, from 1992 to 1995, and a senior editor at The New Republic from 1995 to 2007. His critical essays have been collected in two volumes, The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief (1999) and The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter and the Novel (2004), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is also the author of a novel, The Book Against God (2003), and a study of technique in the novel, How Fiction Works (2008). He lives in Boston, and teaches at Harvard University, where he is Professor of the Practice of Literary Criticism.
Date and Time:
    Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.   
Location:
 
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Event URL:
    http://www.bc.edu/offices/lowellhs/
Of Interest to Particular Audience:
    Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students, Public
Categorized as:
    Lectures & Readings
Sponsored by:
    Lowell Humanities Series
Contact:
    Carlo Rotella
Contact's Phone:
   
Contact's Email:
    rotellca@bc.edu
Admission fee:
    Free
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