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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
Ruins Lesson

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

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