Literary Lunch Lecture: American Industry and American Literature

September 15, 2017

Literary historian Rob Velella traces the development of American literature as both a complement to and as a resistance to industrialization. With businessmen like Nathan Appleton at the center of a revolution in technology, a revolution in literature impacted authors like Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, both interred at Mount Auburn Cemetery.  Meet at Story Chapel; bring a brown bag lunch.



Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

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