Language Lessons in Lillian Hellman's THE CHILDREN'S HOUR
Thu, February 24, 2011 • 5:00 PM • PAR 203
Lecture by Alan Ackerman, Associate Professor of English at the University of Toronto and editor of MODERN DRAMA.
Alan Ackerman is Associate Professor of English at the University of Toronto. He is the author of The Portable Theatre: American Literature and the Nineteenth-Century Stage (The Johns Hopkins UP, 1999), Seeing Things: From Shakespeare to Pixar (U of Toronto P, forthcoming 2011), and Just Words: Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy, and the Failure of Public Conversation in America (Yale UP, forthcoming 2011). He also co-edited the collection Against Theatre: Creative Destructions on the Modernist Stage (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006). He is the editor of the journal Modern Drama.
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