Wednesday 5 April Public Lecture: Why Read the Classics?

The J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice presents a public lecture with Professor Alan Lelchuck.

Wednesday 5 April
6.00 pm – 8.30 pm
715, Ingkarni Wardli

This public lecture with Professor Alan Lelchuk (Dartmouth College) will focus on the special importance of reading great works of literature in our digital age. Professor Lelchuk will discuss the powers and pleasures of reading serious works of literature, be they short stories, novels or poetry, and their subsequent aesthetic and moral rewards. It is through such habits of read-ing that the inner life of the individual can be cultivated and preserved in all its richness.

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