A Christmas Lecture with Associate Professor Shelley Piasecka
A series of one-hour lectures covering a range of fascinating subjects delivered by faculty members of the University of Chester.
At last the anchor was up, the sails were set, and off we glided. It was a sharp cold Christmas… (Moby Dick)
At the end of the nineteenth century, a New York customs inspector and writer died in relative obscurity. His name was Herman Melville and he would later come to be regarded as a literary giant, equal in stature to Mark Twain, John Steinbeck and Jack London.
Melville published numerous books in his lifetime, but is best known for Moby Dick, a story of a young schoolmaster aboard the ill-fated voyage of the Pequod, a Nantucket whaling ship. Join us for a Christmas ‘gam’ to learn about stage adaptations of this classic and timeless tale.
Join us for a Christmas ‘gam’ to explore stage adaptations of Moby Dick, Herman Melville’s classic and timeless tale.