Reading group: Jennifer L. Fleissner'sMaladies of the Will: The American Novel and the Modernity Problem

Nicholas Gaskill and Lloyd Pratt will be running a reading group on Jennifer Fleissner’s ambitious and wide-ranging new study of the novel (especially the US novel) and modernity. Prof. Fleissner will be coming to Oxford in Week 8 to discuss her work, and this reading group will offer an opportunity to engage with her highly-anticipated book in advance of her visit.Maladies of the Willranges over literature, philosophy, criticism, and political and social theory to offer an astounding example of what literary criticism can do. Electronic access is currently available through SOLO.

Tuesday 24 January 2023 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Tuesday 7 February 2023 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Tuesday 21 February 2023 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Tuesday 7 March 2023 (8th Week, Hilary Term)