The Friends of the Central Library welcomes Stephen Greenblatt to the 21st Season of the Rosamond Gifford Lectures Series. Stephen Greenblatt, an
The Friends of the Central Library welcomes Stephen Greenblatt to the 21st Season of the Rosamond Gifford Lectures Series.
Stephen Greenblatt, an American literary critic, theorist, scholar, and Pulitzer Prize winning author speaks on Wednesday, October 14 at 7:30pm at the Crouse Hinds Theater-Mulroy Civic Center. Born in 1943, Greenblatt (Ph.D. Yale) is Cogan University Professor of English and American Literature and Language at Harvard University. He is also General Editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Eighth Edition, the author of nine books, including Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare; Hamlet in Purgatory; Practicing New Historicism; Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World; and Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture. He has edited six collections of criticism. His honors include the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the 2011 National Book Award for The Swerve.
(Wednesday) 7:30 pm
John H. Mulroy Civic Center