Retired English Professor Richard Rouillard will portray a character from the 1920s in a dramatic performance entitled “Life During the Great Gatsby Era” from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in College Union Rooms 1 and 2.
The fictionalized character will talk about the jazz age, prohibition and the literary figures of the day. The character will make reference to Jay Gatsby, the central figure in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby,” as if he had read of Gatsby’s death in the local newspapers, Rouillard said.
The OCCC library is hosting the event in conjunction with The Big Read. This year’s Big Read novel is “The Great Gatsby.”Read More