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Maria Tatar at Cambridge Public Library

October 23, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard University's Maria Tatar presents "The Big Bad Wolf Reconsidered: Predator and Prey in Fairy Tales Today." Professor Maria Tatar will track how fairy tales have been revived and reinvented over the past decades and how they have migrated into the mainstream of popular culture. Why is Red Riding Hood suddenly all the rage, and […]

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What is ‘Ethnic Writing’? Panel Discussion

October 23, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GrubStreet, 162 Boylston St., 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02116 United States

Writers like Jhumpa Lahiri, Junot Díaz, and Gish Jen have been wildly popular due to their brilliant abilities to document their cultural experiences while ensuring a firm narrative thread through their work that transcends culture alone. How, as writers, do we infuse our stories with the authenticity of culture without overdoing the ethnic elements of […]

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