Friday, October 24, 2014

Dr. Brand - Purgatory: A Preview

Dr. Brand, Associate Professor of English at St. Thomas University here in Houston, gives us a preview of Purgatory through three Catholic poets:  J.R.R. Tolkien, Blessed John Henry Newman, and Dante Alighieri.

Originally Recorded 14 September 2014
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Dr. Brand is Associate Professor of English at the University of St. Thomas, Houston, where he teaches courses on Shakespeare, Milton, Seventeenth Century poetry, and the classical literary tradition.  He received his Ph.D. in English Literature from Vanderbilt University.  Dr. Brand was a Richard M. Weaver Graduate Fellow (1993-1994) and received his B.A. from the University of Dallas, Magna Cum Laude.  He was Assistant Professor at Southern Illinois University (1995-2001) and lecturer at the University of Notre Dame.

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