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The John Rylands Research Institute

Speaker confirmed for Annual Lecture 2016

20 December 2015

Professor Dame Marina Warner will deliver the John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture 2016.

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Professor Dame Marina Warner DBE CBE FBA FRSL, winner of the Holberg Prize 2015, has been confirmed as the speaker for the John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture 2016. She will explore mythic forms of prefigurement and prophecy in contemporary fiction inspired by Greek tragedy and the Arabian Nights. The lecture will take place on Thursday, 11 February 2016 in the Historic Reading Room, the John Rylands Library, University of Manchester.

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