Partner:   Stadt Zürich Kultur      Zürcher Kantonalbank

Programm

Mittwoch 21. März 2007  

Joan Schenkar über Patricia Highsmith

Datum: Mittwoch 21. März 2007
Zeit: 20.00 Uhr
15.00

Autor/in:

Hiding in Plain Sight: Patricia Highsmith and The Golden Age of American Comics. An illustrated lecture by Joan Schenkar (in English).

How Swiss graphic artist Rodolphe Toepffer influenced Strangers on a Train / When Spiderman met Carol (The Price of Salt) / What a Grand Rabbi of Prague has to do with The Talented Mr. Ripley / Why Patricia Highsmith's seven year career as a scriptwriter for Superheros was her deepest secret. Joan Schenkar's plays have had hundreds of productions and have won many awards  in North America and Europe; they are published inidividually by Samuel French, on the web by Alexander Street Productions, and in a collection, Signs of Life: 6 Comedies of Menace, by Wesleyan University Press. Truly Wilde, her biography of Oscar Wilde's interesting niece Dolly Wilde, is published by Virago Press, Basic Books, and RandomHouse Mondadori. The Talented Miss Highsmith, her biography of Patricia Highsmith, will be published by Diogenes Verlag and St. Martin's Press.

Eine Veranstaltung zur Ausstellung: «Patricia Highsmith» im Strauhof Zürich (Augustinergasse 9, 8001 Zürich, 21.3.-28.5.2007, Di-Fr 12-18 Uhr, Sa-So 10-18 Uhr, www.strauhof.ch)

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