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Festival Celebrating Brazilian Author Clarice Lispector to be held October 18-21.

The Authorfest Series will hold a festival celebrating Brazilian author Clarice Lispector from October18-21.  An internationally acclaimed author known for her innovative novels and short stories, Lispector has been called “the most important Jewish writer since Kafka” and  compared with such internationally renowned writers as Woolf, Stein, Joyce, Nabokov, and Chekhov.   Lispectorfest will include a screening of The Hour of the Star (based on Lispector’s 1977 novel), a lecture entitled “Rediscovering Clarice,” by Katrina Dodson, a workshop on “Performance and Interpretation,” and an art exhibit by UT Artist Rubens Chenov and his students.  A complete schedule and description of the festival’s events can be found at


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