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In his 1991 book, Why Read the Classics?, the great Italian writer Italo Calvino lists 14 definitions of a classic, one of which might serve as the underlying purpose of Classics at Cour Regard: “A classic is a book which with each rereading offers as much of a sense of discovery as the first reading.” Through the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture's unique presentation of the classics, they hope to animate a sense of both familiarity and newness in artistically diverse engagements of the best that has been written over the centuries.

Part performance, part scholarly exploration, Classics at Cour Regard offers a 21st century perspective on our culture’s most iconic works of literature through multidisciplinary celebrations of classic texts. This event will be an evening of music, performance, food, drink, and great literature - Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children.

In his 1991 book, Why Read the Classics?, the great Italian writer Italo Calvino lists 14 definitions of a classic, one of which might serve as the underlying purpose of Classics at Cour Regard: “A classic is a book which with each rereading offers as much of a sense of discovery as the first reading.” Through the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture's unique presentation of the classics, they hope to animate a sense of both familiarity and newness in artistically diverse engagements of the best that has been written over the centuries.

Part performance, part scholarly exploration, Classics at Cour Regard offers a 21st century perspective on our culture’s most iconic works of literature through multidisciplinary celebrations of classic texts. This event will be an evening of music, performance, food, drink, and great literature - Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children.

In his 1991 book, Why Read the Classics?, the great Italian writer Italo Calvino lists 14 definitions of a classic, one of which might serve as the underlying purpose of Classics at Cour Regard: “A classic is a book which with each rereading offers as much of a sense of discovery as the first reading.” Through the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture's unique presentation of the classics, they hope to animate a sense of both familiarity and newness in artistically diverse engagements of the best that has been written over the centuries.

Part performance, part scholarly exploration, Classics at Cour Regard offers a 21st century perspective on our culture’s most iconic works of literature through multidisciplinary celebrations of classic texts. This event will be an evening of music, performance, food, drink, and great literature - Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children.

WHEN

WHERE

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture
2719 Routh St.
Dallas, TX 75201
http://dallasinstitute.org/classics-at-cour-regard-midnights-children/

TICKET INFO

$60
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