‘Melville’s Worlds’ Symposium At Brown

(10.12) Attention impulsive/procrastinating Moby-Dick fans: This is for you. The Brown University English Department will be hosting a day-long symposium Friday on Herman Melville. Herman Melville’s towering “Moby Dick” crosses oceans, spans centuries, imagines new forms of life and still has readers captivated. On the eve of the author’s bicentennial, a day-long symposium hosted by […]

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“I Would Prefer Not To”

Who hasn’t thought that. Not About the Buildings and the Providence Athenaeum present The Scrivener-In, a marathon reading of Melville’s Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street and Poe’s The Raven, with discussion. Hear Poe read where Poe once walked. Poe’s poem The Raven, published in 1845, made him famous and inspired praise, parody,

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