VIRTUAL LECTURE (LIVE) | MURIEL SPARK AND 'THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE' with Susannah Fullerton

Tuesday 21 Sep 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Susannah Fullerton as she presents her lecture MURIEL SPARK AND 'THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE’ via ZOOM. Please ensure you have downloaded and signed up to Zoom before the lecture begins https://zoom.us/

In the glorious city of Edinburgh, teacher Miss Jean Brodie, who is in her prime, mentors 6 girls and tells them they are the ‘crème de la crème’. What damage does she do to them, and why has this brilliant and unsettling novel remained so popular?

First published in 1961, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie brought Muriel Spark international fame. Time magazine chose it in 2005 as one of the 100 best novels in English from 1923 to the present, and the Modern Library ranked it 76th in its ‘100 Best Novels of the 20th Century’.

SUSANNAH FULLERTON has been the President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia for more than twenty years. She has written several books about Jane Austen and has lectured about her favourite novelist around Australia and overseas. She received an OAM for services to literature and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW. Susannah is also the Patron of the Kipling Society of Australia. She leads literary tours to the UK, Europe, NZ and the USA, and she sends out a popular and free monthly blog, ‘Notes from a Book Addict’ which you can sign up for on her website. Susannah is one of ADFAS’s most popular Australian lecturers and she offers a wide range of talks about famous writers and their works.

The lecture will begin promptly at 10:10 am. Please ensure you are online before the start to allow admittance to the lecture. Lectures are not recorded and can only be viewed at the time listed on your ticket. Ticket sales will close at 9:00 am on day of lecture, unless sold out prior.

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This online lecture is supported by The Friends of TJC
This online lecture is supported by The Colin Holden Charitable Trust

Image credit: still from The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (film 1969) directed by Ronald Neame and starring Maggie Smith as Jean Brodie

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