Victorian Persistence Seminar, session 16: ‘Persisting? Resisting? Persistent Figures, Actions and Visions in Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith’

Session 16 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 15th May 2013 at the Université Paris Diderot (Salle 575F, 17h30-19h30).

‘Persisting? Resisting? Persistent Figures, Actions and Visions in Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith’

‘Persisting? Resisting? Persistent Figures, Actions and Visions in Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith’

Marina Poisson (Doctorante Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – ATER Université Paris diderot) gave a paper entitled  ‘Persisting? Resisting? Persistent figures, actions and visions in Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith.’ Pr. Alain Jumeau (Université Paris IV-Sorbonne) was her respondent.

Marina Poisson and Alain Jumeau discussing persistence and George Meredith

Marina Poisson and Alain Jumeau discussing persistence in the work of George Meredith

We worked with the following texts:

– Maurice Blanchot, La part du feu, 1949. Blanchot

–  George Meredith, Diana of the Crossways, 1885. George Meredith – excerpts

– Jacques Rancière, Le partage du sensible, 2000. Rancière, Partage du sensible, Des arts mécaniques et de la promotion esthétique et scientifique des anonymes.

The seminar is held monthly on Wednesdays at 5.30pm at the following address:

Salle 575F, suivre ‘Salle des thèses’, Halle aux farines, Hall F, 5ème étage: accès par le hall E, allée paire, ascenseur F,  accès 9 esplanade Pierre Vidal-Naquet 75013 Paris ou 10 rue Françoise Dolto 75013 Paris, métro Bibliothèque François-Mitterrand.

All are welcome!

For further information, contact Estelle Murail (estelle_murail@yahoo.fr) or Róisín Quinn-Lautrefin (roisinql@hotmail.fr)

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