Melville and the Aesthetics of Radical Democracy

Wake Forest University Associate Professor of English Jennifer Greiman will present “Ruthless, Militant, Round: On Melville and the Aesthetics of Radical Democracy” on Feb. 6 at 4:30 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. Greiman is the author of Democracy’s Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life in Antebellum American Writing and the co-editor of The Last Western: Deadwood and the End of American Empire. Her current book project is Melville’s Ruthless Democracy. Sponsor: Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, with support from the English Department.

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