Edward Mendelson

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Sunday April 27, 2008: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Columbia University Professor and Author gives the 2008 Ruth D. Bogen Memorial Lecture on Classic Literature on Sunday, April 27

Edward Mendelson, professor of English and Comparative Literature, and Columbia University’s Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities, was the 2008 Ruth D. Bogen Memorial Lecturer.Professor Mendelson’s talk, “From Frankenstein to Mrs. Ramsay: Seven Novels and One Life,” focused on classic authors Mary Shelley, George Eliot, Virginia Woolf and the Bronte sisters.More than 100 attendees were rapt during this Sunday afternoon lecture in the library’s Lapham room, the third annual Bogen Lecture.