A lecture by Dacia Maraini
Monday, February 25, 2013
One of Italy's foremost women writers, Dacia Maraini is the author of more than fifty books, including novels, plays, collections of poetry, and critical essays. Her historical novel, The Silent Duchess, received the Premio Campiello, and her collection of short stories, Darkness, was awarded the most prestigious Italian literary prize, the Premio Strega. Several of her works have been adapted for the stage or screen, and she herself has directed both plays and films. Ms. Maraini is also well-known as a theorist and activist in the Italian feminist movement.
Sponsored by CLAS, The Writers House, Comparative Literary Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Ware College House, and the Department of Italian.
This event is open to the public.