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SUBJECT: The Pratt Lecture 2011 – Inner Lives: Fiction and the Visual Imagination

DATE: Sept. 9

           Award-winning novelist Jane Urquhart will deliver Memorial University’s 43rd annual Pratt Lecture on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. In a lecture titled Inner Lives: Fiction and the Visual Imagination, the winner of both the Trillium and Governor General’s Award will talk about houses and interiors in fiction; how they are seen first by the writer and then by the reader in the visual imagination.         
          The lecture begins at 8 p.m. in the Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Building on the St. John’s campus. Admission is free and parking will be available in lot 15B.

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