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4:00 pm

The Epic Conversation: Melville and the Universal Song of the Ages with David Peloquin

September 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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The Epic Conversation is a one-hour talk discussing the perennial relevance of Herman Melville. Moby-Dick, Melville’s greatest work, has earned its place in the Canon of world literature. The talk will include a short biography of Melville, a brief overview of Melville’s major works, and a focus on how Moby-Dick has influenced art, poetry, film, […]

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6:30 pm

John Huston’s “Moby Dick” (1956)

September 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Patten Free Library's commemoration of Herman Melville’s 200th birthday ends with a screening of the restored edition of this classic film. John Huston and Ray Bradbury wrote the screenplay. The film stars Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, and Leo Genn. Independent Melville scholar David Peloquin will host the movie and provide context. The Melville Society has […]

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