Marina Warner

Diary

Flightiness in LRB

12/09/18

Review of Women Who Fly: Goddesses, Witches, Mystics and Other Airborne Females by Serinity Young Marina’s review of Serinity Young’s book appeared on 30 August 2018 in the London Review of Books, Vol. 40, No. 16. The article can be found here: https:/ …

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The Heroine’s Descent

04/09/18

Talk at the National Theatre, 14th December 2018 ‘All writing negotiates with the dead’, Margaret Atwood once remarked. Many heroes have gone down into the jaws of hell and brought back knowledge of the underworld – it’s almost a requirement: Odysseus, …

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Ovid’s Presence in Contemporary Women’s Writing

01/08/18

Marina’s work is discussed in Ovid’s Presence in Contemporary Women’s Writing by Fiona Cox, published by Oxford University Press 2018.  ‘This innovative study analyses the presence of Ovid in contemporary women’s writing through a series of insightful …

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ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

10/06/18

10th June 2018 5pm ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival at the British Library One Thousand and One Nights Paulo Lemos Horta and Marina Warner in conversation with John Zubrzycki. More info can be found here https://www.bl.uk/events/zee-jaipur-literature-fes …

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‘Holy Shape-Shifters’ published

07/06/18

  Marina Warner has contributed ‘Holy Shape-Shifters’ an essay review of  The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden: Religion at the Roman Street Corner by Harriet I. Flower and Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion by Jörg Rüpke, transl …

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On Dolls published

05/06/18

MW has contributed ‘On The Threshold: Sleeping Beauties’ to On Dolls Edited and with an introduction by Kenneth Gross (Notting Hill Editions) UK 2018. https://www.nyrb.com/products/on-dolls?variant=53605779463

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Eyes, Lies, Illusions

30/05/18

Marina Warner’s ‘Eyes, Lies and Illusions: Optical Wizardry through Time, 2004’ to is published in Fifty Years of Great Art Writing From the Hayward Gallery, published by Hayward Publishing (London, 2018), pp 315-327. A collection of important essays a …

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Marina in conversation with Joan Jonas

21/05/18

21st May 2018 6.30pm Tate Modern, London Marina Warner in conversation with Joan Jonas. http://www.tate.org.uk/press/press-releases/bmw-tate-live-exhibition-2018-ten-days-six-nights

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Birkbeck Arts Week 2018: Thursday 17 May 2018

16/05/18

  Thinking with dance, moving with fairy tale.  Cinema, 43 Gordon Square Gingerella (RockaFela) (65′, Dir. Alex Reuben, Wellcome Trust/ACE, UK 2018) explores cognition, motion and imagination as expressed in fairy tales. Join the director for a sc …

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The Story of The Persian Carpet – documentary

11/05/18

MW contributed an interview to ‘The Story of The Persian Carpet’ a documentary about the cultural heritage of the Persian carpet in Britain, produced by the London Iranian Association and available to watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHd7jSd …

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