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Great Diaries – The World’s Most Remarkable Diaries, Journals, Notebooks and Letters – GI 21 173 (Face to Face and Online)

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14 January 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm GMT

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until 11 February 2022

Tutor: Lorraine Spindler BA (Hons) Dip Euro Hum

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Date: 14 January 2022
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Length of Course:
5 Weeks
From:
14 January 2022
To:
11 February 2022
Cost:
£58.00 – £70
Reference Code:
GI 21 173
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Oscar Wilde wrote ‘Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us’. Together we examine the writings and illustrations from the Roman world to the present day. Leonardo Da Vinci’s jottings; Margery Kempe’s autobiography; Marie Curie’s radioactive notebooks; Darwin’s field notes;  Siegfried Sassoon’s pocket book; Frida Kahlo’s diaries and sketches. Our studies will give us access to the astonishing and everyday experiences of the past.

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