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Lecture: “These are the Nights that Beetles love – ”

September 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$5.00 – $7.00

“These are the Nights that Beetles love – ”: Poetry, Insects, and Our Matchless Earth featuring Michelle C. Neely, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Connecticut College

On the occasion of Jennifer Angus’s insect-inspired installation Silver Wings and Golden Scales in the Florence Griswold House, literature professor Michelle Neely will bring together Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Ogden Nash, Robert Graves, Vachel Lindsay, Ono No Komachi, and others in a poetic celebration of insects and what Dickinson calls our “Matchless Earth.” The poems discussed will highlight the beauty as well as the vulnerability of the nonhuman world, and of human life itself.

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(updated February 2019)


September 19, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$5.00 – $7.00
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Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Florence Griswold
(860) 434-5542
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