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Ithaca, NY 14850 United States

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November 2019

The Paul Gottschalk Memorial Lecture by Richard Rambuss: “Milton, Spenser, Shakespeare, and Carnival—New Orleans Style”

November 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
A.D. White House, 27 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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The Paul Gottschalk Memorial Lecture by Richard Rambuss “Milton, Spenser, Shakespeare, and Carnival—New Orleans Style” Thursday, November 21, 4:30 p.m. Guerlac Room, A.D. White House Literature may be far from mind now when one thinks of what’s billed as the greatest bacchanal in the US: Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Yet a learned deployment of English literature—especially Renaissance literature—played a structuring role in a denotatively Anglo-American endeavor to appropriate and “elevate” Carnival traditions in multicultural New Orleans. This lecture focuses…

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