Alexandra Harris & John Mullan: What Made Jane Austen And Virginia Woolf Great?
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Virginia Woolf wrote admiringly that Jane Austen had written ‘without hate, without bitterness, without fear, without preaching.’ In this event the ideas and work of these two giants of British fiction are compared and contrasted. Alexandra Harris’ previous book Romantic Moderns won the Guardian First Book Award, while John Mullan is a literary critic whose book What Matters in Jane Austen? has just been released. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival
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