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Marilyn Monroe

Jacqueline Rose talks about the actress' leading role amid the debris of a post-war American crisis of culture whose effects are still with us.


It has become commonplace to talk of Marilyn Monroe as a myth-- a pure screen for projected desires. Taking advantage of the recent publication of her poems, notes and letters, as well as the archive of her films, famous and less known, Jacqueline Rose, Professor of English at Queen Mary, University of London, will argue that this view is complicit with her vicitimisation anf that Marilyn knew exactly what was happening to her. She cast herself in the leading role amid the debris of a post-war American crisis of culture whose effects are still with us. part of the London Review of Books winter lecture series.


Speaker(s):

Professor Jacqueline Rose | talks

 

Date and Time:

30 March 2012 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

British Museum
Great Russell Street
London




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Tickets:

£10, members/concessions/LRB subscribers £8

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