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The Epic Conversation: Melville and the Universal Song of the Ages with David Peloquin
Saturday September 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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, and world literature. The presentation will include a chantey and a whaling song from Moby-Dick, performed by Mr. Peloquin. There will be a Q&A discussion following the talk.