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SOLD OUT! Writing of the Self: Virginia Woolf and Paul Auster (Delve Seminar)

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When:October 27, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Literary Arts
925 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR 97205


We will explore the differences and similarities in which reminiscences are triggered in Woolf and Auster’s writings, and how each one of these authors deconstructs those memories in order to take perspective and make contact with the past. In Woolf’s Moments of Being we will analyze the literary tools used by the compiler to create the book’s configuration, while in Auster’s The Invention of Solitude we will examine the way he uses fragmentation to bring together various aspects of his own memory.

Guide: Graphic designer, photographer, writer, and translator, Ivonne Saed has extensively explored the crossroads between the visual and the textual within the Humanities, both in her own professional creation as well as in teaching. She is the author of books of fiction and non-fiction, and she has published book reviews, photos and stories in newspapers and magazines in Mexico and the US. She teaches at Marylhurst University and has been a Delve guide for four years. Saed talks about literature in her monthly segment Letra Viva, a part of FusionArte Radio on KBOO.