This lecture for "gymnasiale Oberstufe" only will give an overview of Harper Lee's life and work.


Free admission, please register.

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Harper Lee

Master Class for Students / Free admission / Please register at bibliothek@amerikahaus.de


Harper Lee’s novels, To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) and Go Set a Watchman (2015), have captured America’s literary imagination. This presentation will give an overview of her life, the historical and cultural significance of her classic novel, and the ongoing literary debates about her work.

We will also consider the novel's influence on American popular culture with reference to the 1962 film and the recent Broadway adaptation.


Speaker: Dr. Amy Mohr, LMU München


Organizer: Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations


Contact: Sarah Martin



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