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OpenCampus Reading Group – North American Fictions The Great Gatsby (1925), F. Scott Fitzgerald

UNIVERSITY OF HULL, Hull, HU6 74X

13 Oct 2018

14:00

£0

Family Friendly

Speaker: Becca Devine, PhD Candidate in English Literature, University of Hull.

The Great Gatsby is another highly requested text for this series, and considered a contender for ‘Great American Novel’. Balancing both romanticism and cynicism, the novel showcases an engaging group of characters to reflect on New York in the 1920s.

The novel asks serious questions about the nature of the ‘American Dream’, and the pursuit of happiness and wealth.

PhD researcher Becca Devine returns to the Reading Group to introduce some of the novel’s most famous scenes before hosting our discussion session. If you’ve read the book previously, or seen one of the many film adaptations, this is a great opportunity to share your own thoughts and dig a little deeper into a modern classic.

Website: https://libcal.hull.ac.uk/calendar/opencampus/

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Free Admission, all welcome. Booking is required. To book online please visit:

https://libcal.hull.ac.uk/event/3334020

Venue Details

UNIVERSITY OF HULL,
Hull,
HU6 74X

01482 346311

sdms@hull.ac.uk

http://www.hull.ac.uk

The University of Hull has been changing the way people think for 90 years. Our motto, Lampada Ferens, translates as ‘carrying the light of learning’, and over the years, we’ve shared that light with thousands of people from across the world. As England’s 14th-oldest university, we have a proud heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research. And we have no plans to stop helping to build a better world.

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