Beginning in September, Philip Weinstein, the Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor of Literature emeritus at Swarthmore College, will present a six-part workshop on Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina and Fyodor Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov. The series will be presented at the Katharine Cornell Theater, 54 Spring Street, Vineyard Haven, on Wednesday evenings at 7pm. Professor Weinstein will cover Anna Karenina on September 9th, 16th, 30th, and The Brothers Karamazov on November 4th, November 18th, and December 2nd.
Professor Weinstein will be using the Pevear/Volokhonsky translations of the books. A limited number of copies will be on reserve at the library, or may be requested through CLAMS. In order to allow the library to prepare class materials and communicate with students, please register in advance at the library or by visiting our website at www.vhlibrary.org.
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