"Blinking Sam, ‘Johnson’s Grimly Ghost’ and the Haverford Portrait of Samuel Johnson"
Talk by Robert Folkenflik, Distinguished Visitor in the English Department
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 — 4:30 pm; Tea at 4:15 pm
Magill Library, Quaker & Special Collections
Robert Folkenflik is Professor of English/Comparative Literature, UC-Irvine. His books include Samuel Johnson, Biographer; The Culture of Autobiography: Constructions of Self-Representation; and The English Hero: 1660-1800. Folkenflik’s research interests include: Eighteenth-Century; Renaissance; Novel; Autobiography; Biography; History of Literary Theory; Literature and Other Arts; Cultural Studies.
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