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Roundtable: Lawrence Buell

  • Hotel On North 297 North Street Pittsfield, MA, 01201 United States (map)

For our final Roundtable of the summer, Lawrence Buell will talk about Melville and Hawthorne in Pittsfield.

Lawrence Buell is the Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature Emeritus at Harvard University, a specialist on antebellum American literature, and a pioneer of Ecocriticism. He is the 2007 recipient of the Jay Hubbell Medal for Lifetime Achievement in American Literary studies, and he won the 2003 Warren-Brooks Award for outstanding literary criticism for his 2003 book on Ralph Waldo Emerson. His book Writing for an Endangered World won the 2001 John G. Cawelti Award for the best book in the field of American Culture Studies.

 

Earlier Event: July 25
Resident Reading