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Tillie Olsen

Tillie Olsen

Olsen, Tillie
Title: Tillie Olsen
Reading Date: Friday, April 8, 1983

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Introduction by Lynn Fleischman.

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Reading Date: Friday, April 8, 1983
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): Arizona Commission on the Arts, Southwest Institute for Research on Women, UA Department of Gender and Women's Studies, UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Harvill Auditorium

Tillie Olsen reads excerpts from Tell Me a Riddle (1961), her collection of short stories; Yonnondio: From the Thirties (1974), an unfinished novel; and the classic work of nonfiction, Silences (1978). Olsen's reading is interspersed with anecdotes and narrative summaries.