Tell all the Truth but Tell it Slant: Sideways glances at issues of female identity

Dec 3, 2018

Greek female authors translated in America reflect upon the complex relation between literature and gender within the framework of Athens 2018 World Book Capital - City of Athens…

"Tell all the Truth but Tell it Slant: Sideways glances at issues of female identity" at the Hellenic American Union

Inspired by Emily Dickinson’s well-known verse calling for a sideways reflection upon truth, Liana Sakelliou discusses issues of gender identity with four renowned Greek female writers who have been translated and published recently in the United States; Zyranna Zateli, Maria Mitsora, Amanda Michalopoulou, and Ersi Sotiropoulos.

What does it mean to be a female writer in the present day? How are violence, boldness and power manifested in the narrative? Why are straightforwardness, narrative economy and accuracy considered masculine stylistic virtues? Are there really gender-specific aims? Or just gender-specific stereotypes?

As part of the

Athens 2018 World Book Capital at The Hellenic American Union

 

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Organizer Hellenic American Union, Hellenic American College
Venue Hellenic American Union Theater
Start Date 03/12/2018
End Date 03/12/2018
Starting Time 19:30
Type Talk - Presentation
Participants Zyranna Zateli, Maria Mitsora, Amanda Michalopoulou, Ersi Sotiropoulos, Liana Sakelliou
Languages: EL
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2018/12/04 - 15:51:49

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