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News Release (February 20, 1966)


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News Release (February 20, 1966)
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New College News Release, For Release Sunday, February 20, 1966
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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February 20, 1966


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United States -- Florida -- Sarasota


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Two page news release. Includes one page news release distribution sheet.
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NEWS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION kY "}t:) F / RELEASE DATE STORY SUBJECT (TITLE) /e&!zL4Z( ( MAILING: D ailies -Local State;...._._ __ Heeklies -------Radio -Local ----Area -----TV -Local -----State) _______ __ Natl.) Magazines Statewide ------Other -------Other ins true tions: I t (OJ ( l2ftk ;_ / / (/ v Furman C. Arthur, Director Public Relations


' l'JEW COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION OR RELEASE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 20, 1966 A lawyer turned teacher and will be the second speaker Thursday evening in the New College New Perspectives lecture series, to be held in College Hall at 8 o'clock. Maurice Valency, professor of comparative literature at Columbia University, author of two books and 14 plays, will speak on "The New Drama." Professor Valency's drama lecture follows the appearance here of Dr. Nathan Scott Jr., who discussed modern literature and its relationship to contemporary man. The entire 1966 series is devoted to exploring areas of the humanities. Among the best known of Dr. Valency's plays is "Ondine," published in 1954 and which on Broadway; and the adaptations of two plays, "The Visit" and "The Hadwoman of Chaillot." Other plays by Valency are "The Flower and the Castle," "The Gypsy Baron," "The Apollo of Bellac," "La Perichole," "The Virtuous Island,11 "The Enchanted,11 "The Reluctant Virgin," "Battleship Bismarck," and "The Thracian Horses." Professor Valency also was author of the books, "The Tragedies of Herod,11 a41d "In Praise of Love." The teacher and playwright was graduated from the College of the City of New fork, went on to Columbia and in order earned a masters degree, a bachelor of laws, a nd his doctorate. Admitted to the bar in 1928, he turned to teaching three years later, becoming first an instructor in philosophy at City College and then an in-structor of English at Brooklyn College. -more-


Page 2 In 1946, he joined the faculty of Columbia University and has taught ther3 continuously since. Since 191}3, Dr. Valency has 10 of his playst one of his books, and edited "The ?alzce of Pleasure, 11 His writing and research also have : earned for him R Foundation fellowship in 1948 and a Guggenheim fellowship in 1961. :Ie is a Qem0er of the board of directors of the Dramatists Play Service. :'he New York playo;Jright and professor will give the second in a series of six lectures ci the current series of New Perspectives addresses. Following Dr. Valency \!ill be art Leo Steinberg, talking about the works of Picasso, lineui3t, Juan Lopez-Morillas on the contemporary novel, historian, Crane Brinton, with coutemporary French life, and philosopher, Paul Weiss, snmmin3 the S3ries a talk on philosophy and the arts. Although a subscription series, New Perspectives lectures are available on a single admission basis. All lectures are held in the Music Room of College Uall, and are by a questton and answer period and a reception offering an oppo-=tunity to personally meet the speaker. for the lecture may be made by calling New College 355-7131, 51 and 22. -30-

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