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Monday, 28 December

316. A Creative Conversation with Liz Lochhead, Scottish Playwright, Translator, and Poet

5:15–6:30 p.m., Independence Salon II, Philadelphia Marriott

Presiding: John Corbett, Univ. of Glasgow

Speakers: Susan C. Frye, Univ. of Wyoming; Liz Lochhead, Univ. of Glasgow

The Scottish writer Liz Lochhead, the author of a number of Moléire translations and Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off, will converse with Susan Frye, author of Elizabeth: The Contest for Representation, interspersing the conversation with readings. Lochhead will then respond to audience questions.

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Subject: "Scotland's Greatest Living Dramatist"--ScotlandOnSunday
I had not known of Liz Lochhead until this session. 'Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off' and 'Medea' are the plays I'll look into.

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