Yale Professor to Lecture on Burial Practices in Modern Literature

Books / Literature - Lecture/Discussion

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
4:30 PM-6:00 PM

College of the Holy Cross: Smith Hall
Rehm Library
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610
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Pericles Lewis is founding president and professor of humanities at Yale-NUS, a new liberal arts college opening Singapore, in partnership with Yale University and the National University of Singapore. An expert on literary modernism, he has published three books, including "Religious Experience and the Modernist Novel" (Cambridge University Press, 2010). His talk at Holy Cross, one of the Deitchman Family Lectures on Religion and Modernity, will explore the theme of the burial of the dead in the work of such authors James Joyce, Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, Joseph Conrad, D. H. Lawrence, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, and William Faulkner.ew Yale liberal arts college in Singapore. He is the author of "Religious Experience and the Modernist Novel" (Cambridge University Press, 2010). His talk will explore the theme of the burial of the dead in the work of such authors James Joyce, Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, Joseph Conrad, D. H. Lawrence, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, and William Faulkner.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Suggested Audiences: College, Adult, Elders

E-mail: crec@holycross.edu
Phone: 508-793-3869

Last Modified: December 11, 2012 at 12:55 PM

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