The Ruins Lesson: Meaning and Material in Western Culture
Susan Stewart, English; Denis Feeney, Classics
February 26, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Labyrinth Books
Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council; Princeton Public Library
Labyrinth Books and Princeton Public Library host a book talk with Susan Stewart (English) and Denis Feeney (Classics) on how ruins have become so valued in Western culture and so central to our art and literature, covering a vast chronological and geographical range, from ancient Egyptian inscriptions to twentieth-century memorials.
Co-sponsored by the Humanities Council