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Radio (with Julian Barnes)

The Proper Vehicle of Passion [with Julian Barnes]. BBC Radio 4 [Two-part journey in the footsteps of Edith Wharton and Henry James. Episode I: A Cathedral Surrounded by a Blur, 29 April 2004; Episode II: Pigging It, 6 May 2004].

'Kipling and France' [with Julian Barnes]. BBC Radio 4 [Two-part series about Rudyard Kipling. Episode I: Rather A Motorious Letter, 10 Novemberl 2005; Episode II: Their Name Liveth For Evermore, 17 Novemberl 2005].

The Man Who Made France Old [with Julian Barnes]. BBC Radio 4 [Two-part series about Prosper Mérimée. Episode I: Merimee, the Creator of Carmen, 12 July 2007; Episode II: Merimee, the Patron Saint of Tourists, 19 July 2007].

Misfits in France [with Julian Barnes]. BBC Radio 4 [Three-part series in which Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee explore the connections between a group of Victorian writers and artists who crossed the English Channel for different reasons. Episode I: Wilde about Dieppe, 23 October 2008; Episode II: Broken in Berneval, Soaked in the Sea, 30 October 2008; Episode III: Impressions of Honfleur, Reunions in Rouen, 6 November 2008].

Ford Madox Ford and France [with Julian Barnes]. BBC Radio 4 [Two-part series telling the story of Ford Madox Ford, author of The Good Soldier and editor of a Paris-based magazine which published James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway and Jean Rhys]. Visit the programme mini-site.


Radio

'Work in Progress'. BBC Radio 3, January 2002 [Five short programmes in which Hermione Lee discusses her work on a biography of American novelist Edith Wharton and traces the writer's journey around Italy].


Miscellaneous Recordings (Interviews & Conversations)

Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee, in conversation. ICA Talks (Recorded 1984-10-16; Duration: 00:52:48). Available at the British Library Sound Archive.

Aharon Appelfeld and Hermione Lee, in conversation. ICA Talks (Recorded 1987-09-16; Duration: 00:53:02). Available at the British Library Sound Archive.


Television / Video

MeettheAuthor.co.uk: A short video in which Hermione Lee discusses the subject and development of her new book Biography: A Very Short Introduction. (3:16)

Lecture on Edith Wharton
(New York Society Library, 27 March 2012)

Lecture on Virginia Woolf
(Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain, 25 January 2014)

Hermione Lee's Lectures on Life-Writing
(Delivered at Princeton University)

Shelley's Heart and Pepys's Lobsters (September 27, 2004)
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Jane Austen Faints (September 28, 2004)
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Virginia Woolf's Nose (September 29, 2004)
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