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Beatrix Potter subject of Lee Library Lecture Oct. 3

The life of beloved English author and illustrator Beatrix Potter, widely known for writing “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” is the next topic of the Harold B. Lee Library’s House of Learning lecture series at Brigham Young University Thursday, Oct. 3.  

Leslee Thorne-Murphy, an assistant professor in the BYU English Department, will present a lecture titled “From Peter Rabbit to Herdwick Sheep: The Life and Art of Beatrix Potter” at 2 p.m. in the library auditorium on level one. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The lecture coincides with the library’s Special Collections “Literary Worlds” exhibit on level one, which features details from the life and works of 28 established authors, including Lewis Carol and Orson Scott Card. The exhibit is also available online at lib.byu.edu/exhibits/literaryworlds.

For more information, contact Maggie Kopp, (801) 422-6276, maggie_gallup@byu.edu.       

Writer: Hwa Lee

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