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Is there such a thing as feminine writing in contemporary novels? Nearly 100 years after the publication of Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own, a new literary conversation will be hold at Toronto Reference Library around 8 books and their French-speaking women authors, to discuss where women stand in today's literature, and to address women writers' position in our society.

Here are the 8 books chosen to start the conversation:

Maestro, Cécile Balavoine
Skeleton and its double, Ying Chen
Pig Tales, Marie Darrieussecq
Viviane, Julia Deck
A Man's Place, Annie Ernaux
The Little Communit Who Never Smiled, Lola Lafon
Blues pour Élise, Léonora Miano
Autobiographie de l'esprit, Élise Turcotte

The discussion will be moderated by Charlotte Groult, Book and Debates Officer for the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Canada and Peter Kupidura, librarian, Language and Literature Department, Toronto Reference Library.

The conversation will be in French, on the 4th floor of Toronto Reference Library on October 31st, at 7 PM. For more information, you can call the library at 416-393-7049.

Toronto Reference Library 789 Yonge St. Toronto

TORONTO - A Room of their Own: Writing the Feminine

When
October 31st, 2017 | 7PM
Where
Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge St.
Toronto

Is there such a thing as feminine writing in contemporary novels? Nearly 100 years after the publication of Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own, a new literary conversation will be hold at Toronto Reference Library around 8 books and their French-speaking women authors, to discuss where women stand in today's literature, and to address women writers' position in our society.

Here are the 8 books chosen to start the conversation:

Maestro, Cécile Balavoine
Skeleton and its double, Ying Chen
Pig Tales, Marie Darrieussecq
Viviane, Julia Deck
A Man's Place, Annie Ernaux
The Little Communit Who Never Smiled, Lola Lafon
Blues pour Élise, Léonora Miano
Autobiographie de l'esprit, Élise Turcotte

The discussion will be moderated by Charlotte Groult, Book and Debates Officer for the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Canada and Peter Kupidura, librarian, Language and Literature Department, Toronto Reference Library.

The conversation will be in French, on the 4th floor of Toronto Reference Library on October 31st, at 7 PM. For more information, you can call the library at 416-393-7049.