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Center Events: Speaker Series

David Damrosch (Columbia University)
November 1-2, 2000

A specialist in modern literature, Professor Damrosch is also interested in narrative theory, hermeneutics, ancient literature, and the Bible. He is the author of The Narrative Covenant: Transformations of Genre in the Growth of Biblical Literature (Harper and Row, 1987; Cornell, 1991); We Scholars: Changing the Culture of the University (Harvard UP, 1995); a study of academic culture, Meetings of the Mind; What Is World Literature? (Princeton UP, 2003); and articles on Freud, Kenneth Burke, Kleist, Wordsworth, Norse sagas, Bernard of Clarivaux, and Aztec poetry. He is general editor of The Longman Anthology of British Literature and of The Longman Anthology of World Literature (2004). For 2001-2003 he was President of the American Comparative Literature Association. To go to David's professional web site, click here.


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