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Author talk - KM and Virginia Woolf: Writing, Music and Modernity - 3 February, Southbank Centre

28 January 2013

On Sunday 3rd February authors Kirsty Gunn and Gabriel Josipovici, join Delia da Sousa Correa from The Open University in the first of a series of OU events taking place at London’s Southbank Centre as part of the The Rest is Noise Festival.

The presentation is titled: Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: Writing, Music and Modernity and discusses how music might have affected the writing of Modernists Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf. Mansfield was a trained cellist; Woolf attended concerts throughout her writing life. Composers from Wagner to Debussy influenced both of their writing. The presenters will discuss the relationship between music and writing in Mansfield and Woolf and in their own work.

The talk takes place at Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall, between 12 and 1pm.

For more details about the talk see

Tickets details: This talk is included as part of a full day of events and talks accessed by purchasing a Day (£12) or Weekend (£15) Pass. Concessions and student tickets are available.

To find out how to book tickets and to see the Full Weekend Listings that the purchase of a “Pass” will provide see: