The Art of the Beautiful series returns on Saturday, January 25th with Professor Anthony Esolen’s presentation – Love and Artistic Genesis.
Professor Esolen teaches Renaissance English Literature and the Development of Western Civilization at Providence College in Rhode Island.
A senior editor for Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, he writes regularly for Touchstone, First Things, Catholic World Report, Magnificat, This Rock, and Latin Mass.
His most recent books are Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child (ISI Press, 2010), The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization (Regnery Press, 2008) and Ironies of Faith (ISI Press, 2007); his Commentary on the Roman Missal is now available from Magnificat Press (see below to order). Professor Esolen is the translator of Dante’s Divine Comedy (3 volumes, Random House), Tasso’s Jerusalem Delivered (Johns Hopkins University Press), and Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things (Johns Hopkins University Press).
The lecture will be at the Catholic Center at NYU, 238 Thompson Street, between Washington Square North and W. 3rd.
The series is co-sponsored by the CAS and the Thomistic Institute.