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Furst Forum Speaker Dr. Marsha Collins, “Cervantes’s Novel Friendship”

November 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

On Wednesday, November 3, Dr. Marsha Collins will be presenting “Cervantes’s Novel Friendship in Don Quixote, Part 1” at 6:00pm EST.

Marsha S. Collins (she/her) is a hispanist and comparatist specializing in Early Modern Spanish Literature and Culture in a transnational, cross-cultural context. Her research often focuses on lyric poetry, idealizing forms of fiction, such as pastoral and romance, as well as literature and the visual arts. She is the author of three books, a variety of articles on authors such as Galdós, Unamuno, Lope, Cervantes, and Góngora, and topics ranging from irony to metaphor, from chiaroscuro to existential literature, and more.  She is currently writing a book on Cervantes and friendship with the working title Novel Friendships:  Amity and Community in Cervantes’s “Don Quixote,” the first book dedicated to an analysis of Don Quixote, the first modern novel in the West, viewed through the lens of friendship studies.

Register for Marsha’s presentation here.