The Sea in Early American Literature
February 28, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Sea in Early American Literature Mon. Feb. 28 10 – 11:30 a.m. NE Branch Library The sea has often served as setting, theme, and symbol in the history of American literature. This class offered by Dr. Benjamin Lawson award winning scholar and author, presents vivid images of how American writers have memorably depicted the seas of America from early Native American times until the twentieth century. The presentation will include lively discussion of major authors like James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, and Jack London along with less well known but provocative writers like Lafcadio Hearn. In person class. $5.00 fee Limited space available. Please note that this class has been rescheduled to 2/28 due to the recent local surge in the Omicron variant of Covid.