Dacia Maraini at John Cabot University

2 Feb. Celebrated author Dacia Maraini will give a presentation of her book Extravagance and Three Other Plays at Rome’s John Cabot University on Wednesday 2 February at 18.30.

The event is hosted by the university's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation and the Department of Modern Languages and Literature.

Maraini's recently-published volume contains four theatrical works available for the first time in English, highlighting the themes of distress, exclusion, and tragedy with particular reference to women.

The award-winning Italian author has written numerous novels and more than 60 plays, and her works have been translated into 22 languages.

The John Cabot University event will be held in English and Italian. For full details see website.

Guests will be required to show ID at the door, and should reserve their place by contacting events@johncabot.edu.