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July 29-30 2011


July 29- Silsby 028
4:30pm - Keynote Speaker
6pm- Reception
& Exhibition Viewing Rauner Library

7.30pm - Movie: The Secret Garden
July 30 - Haldeman 041
10am - Panel 1: Discussion
11:30am - Panel 2: Discussion
1pm - Lunch
2pm - Panel 3: Discussion


Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

The Secret Garden Featuring 

* Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, author of Frances Hodgson Burnett: The Unexpected Life of the Author of The Secret Garden, editor of The Annotated Secret Garden, and Kathe Tappe Vernon Professor in Biography at Dartmouth College

* Ann Thwaite, author of Waiting for the Party: The Life of Frances Hodgson Burnett and A.A. Milne: A Life.

* Michael Patrick Hearn, editor of The Annotated Wizard of Oz

* Peter Hunt, scholar and editor of The Norton Anthology of Children's Literature, and editor of the Oxford edition of The Secret Garden

* John Matteson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

* Penny Deupree, Great-granddaughter of Frances Hodgson Burnett

Exhibit: Cultivating Secret Gardens

Discover secret gardens in Rauner Library's collection of Victorian and Edwardian children's literature in the exhibition:

Free and open to all.

Travel and Lodging Information

Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Department of English, and the Friends of the Dartmouth College Library.

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