Critical Theory Today: Stephen Greenblatt

MAY 05, 2017 | 6:30 PM

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WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

C200: Proshansky Auditorium

WHEN:

May 05, 2017: 6:30 PM

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Free; Reservations Required

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Public Programs

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THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED

Stephen Greenblatt, author of the bestselling Shakespeare biography Will of the World, discusses his forthcoming book, The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve, about “the most influential and successful story ever written.” One of the founders of New Historicism, an approach to criticism focused on literature’s historical context, Greenblatt is a Harvard professor whose many influential books include The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. He gives the keynote talk of the Fictions of History conference. 
 
Presented with the Critical Theory Certificate Program, the Writers’ Institute, and the Center for the Humanities.