Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Deborah M. Mix, Ph.D., Discusses Gertrude Stein and Contemporary American Women’s Writing

A reception and book discussion was held at Bracken Library on Friday, February 29 with Deborah M. Mix, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English. Dr. Mix discussed her new book, A Vocabulary of Thinking, which positions American writer Gertrude Stein, a catalyst in the development of modern art and literature, as an inspiration to today’s experimental women writers. In her book, Dr. Mix explores Stein influenced modern writers, such as Harryette Mullen, Daphne Marlatt, Betsy Warland, Lyn Hejinian, and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha.
The Department of English and the University Libraries hosted the program.

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