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John Milton subject for visiting lecturer at BYU April 14

Victoria A. Silver, associate professor of English at the University of California in Irvine, will present “’Neither person nor cause shall improper me’: Milton and Indecency Yet Once More,” in a lecture on Monday, April 14, at 3 p.m. in B092 Joseph F. Smith Building at Brigham Young University.

She will present an additional lecture on “Paradise Lost” in the same room an hour prior to the event.

Silver is the author of “Imperfect Sense: The Predicament of Milton’s Irony.” She has also written on English authors Marvell, Hobbes, Browne and Sidney.

She earned her doctorate at the University of California in Los Angeles and has taught at Columbia University, the University of Rochester, the University of Southern California and the University of California in Irvine.

This lecture is sponsored by the Department of Humanities, Classics, and Comparative Literature, the Center for the Study of Europe, European Studies, the Department of English and the Faculty Center.

For more information, contact Matt Ancell at (801) 422-1707.

Writer: David Luker

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