Edward Mendelson: Neilly Series Lecture
Edward Mendelson, UR Class of 1966, is Literary Executor of the Estate of W.H. Auden and Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. He is the author of Early Auden, Later Auden and the editor of W.H. Auden’s Complete Works.
Mendelson first met Auden while a senior at UR. He later focused his doctoral dissertation on Auden, and, in 1973, Auden named Mendelson his literary executor. Mendelson will discuss “W.H. Auden and the Mystery of the Imaginative Conscience.”
The Lecture will be introduced by Russell Peck, John Hall Deane Professor of English.
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