Next Session: Progress & Literary Genres

Our next seminar session exploring the notion of progress is entitled  ‘Progress and Literary Genres : Redefinition and Evolution of the Novel.’

We are looking forward to welcoming you on Monday 25 March 2019, as usual from 5 – 7 pm, room 2.44 of the Maison de la Recherche, to listen to our two guests:

Baudouin Millet (Université de Lyon 2), ‘Progress and stasis: the poetics of digression in Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe (1719-1720)’. See a short biographical notice here

and

Anne Widmayer (University of Wisconsin), ‘Self-Conscious Literary Change: Engaging the Audience in the Emerging Novel.’ See a short biographical notice and an abstract here