Leon Uris and the Making of Exodus – Public Lecture, Ira Nadel

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/06/2016
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
K3.21 Building K Monash University Caulfield Campus

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Wednesday 8 June, 7.30pm

cover_UrisLeon Uris and the Making of Exodus

The story behind the writing and filming of Exodus, which David Ben-Gurion once praised as the greatest piece of propaganda for the Jews. But is it propaganda or literature?

An illustrated  look at the life and art of Leon Uris.

 

 

HR-Ira-Nadel-1Ira Nadel,  Professor of English and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC,  Canada is the author of biographies of Leonard Cohen, Tom Stoppard, David Mamet, Leon Uris and, most recently, Virginia Woolf.  He has published on Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, Samuel Beckett and David Foster Wallace and has edited, among other works, The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound and Ezra Pound in Context (Cambridge). Forthcoming is a critical life of Philip Roth.. He has lectured in Israel, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, China, U.S. and Canada. 

NOTE DIFFERENT VENUE:
Cumming Lecture Theatre K3.21
Level 3 Bldg K, Caulfield Campus 

Admission free; no prior bookings 
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