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The Orange Prize for Fiction Debate

Starting with three masterpieces: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary,and Edith Wharton’s The Custom ofthe Country, Britain’s most respected and entertaining literary academics, John Sutherland and Gillian Beer, discuss the writing of gender in fiction.

Do Emma and Darcy ring true? What happens to characters when novelists make the imaginative leap across the sex divide? Chaired by the writer and broadcaster Kate Mosse. Sponsored by the Orange Prize for Fiction


John Sutherland | talks
Gillian Beer | talks


Date and Time:

5 June 2004 at 7:00 pm


2 hours



The Guardian Hay Festival
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