Humanities Institute

Terrence Cave, "'As if, from fireflies, one could infer the field': Literature as Cognitive Environment" Public Lecture

Wed, March 22, 2017 | CLA 1.302, Glickman Conference Center, 305 E. 23rd St, Austin, TX 78712

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Terrence Cave,
Terrence Cave, "'Literature as Cognitive Environment"

Terence Cave is Emeritus Professor of French Literature and Emeritus Research Fellow, St John’s College, Oxford University. Since 2010 Cave has directed the project “Literature as an Object of Knowledge,” funded by the Balzan Foundation and St John’s College, Oxford, and devoted primarily to the exploration of cognitive approaches to literature. Cave is the author of Recognitions: A Study in Poetics (1988), How to Read Montaigne (2007), Mignon’s Afterlives: Crossing Cultures from Goethe to the Twenty-First Century (2011), and Thinking with Literature: Toward a Cognitive Criticism (2016).

This lecture is sponsored by the Department of English, the Plan II Honors Program, the Department of French and Italian, the Program in Comparative Literature, and the Humanities Institute. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by: The Department of English, the Plan II Honors Program, the Department of French and Italian, the Program in Comparative Literature, and the Humanities Institute

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