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The Weary Prince, or, Auerbach's Renaissance

The Weary Prince, or, Auerbach's Renaissance
150 Charles Street West, Wymilwood Lounge
Time: Oct 1st, 4:00 pm End: Oct 1st, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Book History/Print Culture, 1500-1800
Lecture by Christopher Warley, English, University of Toronto

The Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium and the Department of English are pleased to present:

Christopher Warley, English, University of Toronto

The Weary Prince, or, Auerbach's Renaissance

What might focusing on chapter 13 of Auerbach's Mimesis, the reading of Shakespeare, sugges about the Renaissance as a period, as well as Auerbach's broader argument?

Christopher Warley is Professor of English ad the University of Toronto, where he teaches Renaissance literature and critical theory. He is the author of Sonnet Sequences and Social Distinction in Renaissance England (2005) and Reading Class Through Shakespeare, Donne, and Milton (2004), both from Cambridge University Press.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is not required.  For further information, please contact the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, (416) 585-4468. 

For 51 years, the TRRC has presented for Southern Ontario a lecture series on Renaissance and early modern topics, as well as organized panels and supported small conferences. An independent organization with no institutional budget of its own, TRRC depends on memberships to mount its programs. Your contribution helps us sustain our activities for the benefit of a wide community of scholars and students, specialists and those with general interest. We appreciate your support. We  ask you therefore please to fill out and send in the membership form attached HERE and return it to Konrad Eisenbichler. Our yearly dues are very modest, so perhaps you could pay for three years (2015-2018) at once and really help us to plan well for the future.

Thank you!

The TRRC steering committee for 2015-16: Elizabeth Cohen (Chair),  Konrad Eisenbichler (Secretary-Treasurer), Germaine Warkentin (Past Chair), William Bowen, David Goldstein.

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