Past Event

Wonder Cabinet: Philip Pullman: The Elementary Particles of Narrative

Philip Pullman, author of the celebrated “His Dark Materials” trilogy, believes that narrative can be thought of in terms of its very smallest units — units which, like the fundamental partcles of physics, can carry various kinds of charge. In this talk Pullman will consider one such elementary particles of narrative and show how it works in several different contexts, from the simplest to the most far-reaching.

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