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"Sea Monsters: Orlando Furioso & the Orc" with Jeff Goodhind
Please join the Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies for "Sea Monsters: Orlando Furioso & the Orc," a rare book conversation with Center Librarian, Jeff Goodhind.
How did people of the early modern period conceive of the ocean: a vast, unpredictable, dangerous, and hostile place? How is the sea transformed into an image of the monstrous, a force that must be confronted and battled?
Center Librarian, Jeff Goodhind, will showcase images and episodes from the Center's 1634 edition of Orlando Furioso and open onto a conversation about monstrous seas. In preparation for discussion, we invite participants to bring their favorite examples of sea monsters in fiction from the Renaissance to today.
This talk is free and open to the public. Please register via Zoom.