Penn State Marathon Reading

Sep 25, 2015 12:00 PM to
Sep 26, 2015 12:00 PM
Lawn in front of Pattee/ Paterno Library

During this annual event, volunteers take turns reading over a 24-hour period. This year's event, Marathon of Madness, focuses on literature surrounding madness and psychological themes, by authors from around the world. Each title will be available in English and the original language in which it was published. This year's selection include:

The Metamorphosis / Franz Kafka [German] 

Turn of the Screw / Henry James [English] 

Diary of a Madman / Lu Xun [Chinese] 

Diary of a Madman / Nikolai Gogol [Russian] 

Cog Wheels / Akutagawa Ryunosuke [Japanese] 

The Tunnel / Ernesto Sabato [Spanish] 

Wide Sargasso Sea / Jean Rhys [English] 

The Stranger / Albert Camus [French] 

The Yellow Wallpaper / Charlotte Gilman [English] 

The Alienist / Machado de Assis [Portuguese] 

Readings will be done in Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Chinese, Portuguese or Russian in addition to English!

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