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Friday, October 7, 2005

Brown Bag Discussion on Spenser, Milton Tuesday, October 11"

class=""MsoNormal"">SALISBURY, MD---Dr. T. Ross Leasure, professor of English at Salisbury University, is the next speaker in SU’s Brown Bag Lunch Discussion Series at noon Tuesday, October 11, in the Fulton Gallery.

class=""MsoNormal"">He speaks on “Debating Dogma, Rhetorically Speaking:  Spenser’s Despayre and Milton’s Own ‘Man of Hell.’” The talk focuses on the use of specific rhetorical devices by diabolical orators (Belial and others) to manipulate the thoughts and behaviors of their otherwise pious victims others in literature and film. Sponsored by the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts, the presentation is free and the public is invited. Soft drinks and light refreshments will be provided. For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU Web site at "

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