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LLL Presents: Reading Shakespeare Reading Me

Tue, 4/11 · 6:00 pm · Labyrinth Books and Livestream

Leonard Barkan, Department of Comparative Literature, Emeritus; Leah Whittington, Harvard University

Leonard Barkan’s new book is a gripping, funny, joyful account of how the books you read shape your own life in surprising and profound ways. He is joined by fellow Renaissance scholar and his former student Leah Whittington.

Leonard Barkan is Professor of Comparative Literature emeritus at Princeton. His many celebrated books include The Hungry Eye: Eating, Drinking, and the Culture of Europe from Rome to the RenaissanceBerlin for Jews: A Twenty-First-Century CompanionMichelangelo: A Life on PaperSatyr Square: A Year, a Life in Rome; and Unearthing the Past: Archaeology and Aesthetics in the Making of Renaissance CultureLeah Whittington is Professor of English at Harvard University. She is the author of Renaissance Suppliants: Poetry, Antiquity, Reconciliation.

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