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W. Roger Louis, Philippa Levine, Director HRC 3.202, Mailcode F1900, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-475-7228


Fri, November 16, 2007 • 3:00 PM • Prothro Theater, Harry Ransom Center

Brian Moore (1921-1999), the Belfast novelist, immigrated in 1948 to Canada and subsequently moved to the United States. His novels include The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1955), the story of a lonely, alcoholic, Belfast spinster, The Managan Inheritance (1979), which deals with an American journalist in search of his Irish heritage, and Black Robe (1985), about a Jesuit missionary in the New World, subsequently made into a film. The HRC holds the Moore papers.

Moore's novels a

Hermione Lee is the Goldsmiths' Professor of English Literature at Oxford University. Her books include Virginia Woolf, and, most recently, Edith Wharton. Her published editions and anthologies include the works of Trollope, Kipling, Willa Cather, and Eudora Welty. Christopher Ricks is Professor of Poetry at Oxford University and Distinguished Professor of the Humanities

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