THIS IS A PAST EVENT.

Cross Pollination Book Club

THIS IS A PAST EVENT.

Cross Pollination Book Club

Get excited about the spring exhibition at Reynolda by reading and discussing A Summer of Hummingbirds: Love, Art, and Scandal in the Intersecting Worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade by Christopher Benfey. Using the image of a flitting hummingbird as a metaphor for the gossamer strands that connect these larger-than-life personalities, Christopher Benfey re-creates the summer of 1882, when the four suddenly find themselves caught in the crossfire between the Calvinist world of decorum, restraint, and judgment and a new, unconventional world in which nature prevails and freedom is all. Contact retail manager Beth Warren at warrenb@wfu.edu to purchase your copy from the Museum store.

Cross Pollination Book Club will meet from 4:00 - 5:00 pm every Wednesday in February: 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, and 2/24.

Dial-In Information

After you register, you'll receive an email with Zoom details.

Wednesday, February 24 at 4:00pm

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Event Type

General, Wake For Life, Arts and Humanities

Departments

Administrative, Reynolda House

Target Audience

Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students

Website

https://reynolda-house-museum-of-amer...

Cost

Free

Hashtag

##BookClub #ReynoldaHummingbird

Contact phone number

reynolda@reynoldahouse.org

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