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Melville in Love – world premiere of new film
May 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$7.50
At the Little Cinema, Berkshire Museum.
$5.00 for BCHS/Arrowhead members
A special screening of the film Melville in Love on Thursday, May 24, at 7 p.m. The event will include a Q&A session with Melville biographer Michael Shelden and the film’s director Seth Newton. Admission is $7.50; $5 for members of the Berkshire Museum and the Berkshire Historical Society.
A new account of Herman Melville and the writing of Moby-Dick, written by a Pulitzer Prize finalist in Biography and based on fresh archival research, which reveals that the anarchic spirit animating Melville’s canonical work was inspired by his great love affair with a shockingly unconventional married woman.