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Lisa Ruddick: Literature and the Feeling of Aliveness

Date of Lecture: November 14, 2011

Lisa RuddickAbout the Speaker: Lisa Ruddick is associate professor of English at the University of Chicago. She is author of "Reading Gertrude Stein: Body, Text, Gnosis" (Cornell University Press, 1990).

About the Talk: Lisa Ruddick talks about her current book project which makes the case that the ways we approach literature in academe can elicit or negate a feeling of aliveness.

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