Questioning the social role of the writer from the eighteenth to the twenty first century- 28 avril 8h45 à 13h15


A morning workshop organised by the CICLaS Literature Group Université de Paris-Dauphine, Salle A707

British writers

8.45 a.m. - Reception

9.00 a.m. - Marion Marceau, “The Social Responsibilities of the Novelist: a Late Eighteenth-Century Model”

9.30 a.m. - Deirdre Gilfedder, “Revolution of the Heart: Dickens and economists”

10 a.m. – Jonathan Bloom, “The Novelist as Social Critic:  C. P. Snow's The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution Revisited”

10.30 a.m. Régine Camps-Robertson, “Debris on a seashore – Katy H.’s voice as guardian of our lost territories in Never Let Me Go by Kasuo Ishiguro”

11 a.m. – Coffee break

American writers

11.30 a.m. - Maurice Cronin, “Flannery O’Connor and the American South : the writer as satirist and apologist”

12 p.m.  - Cathérine Rovera, “Anatomy of a Murder : Truman Capote and the writing of In Cold Blood, a ‘nonfiction novel’”

12.30 p.m. - Helen Chupin, “Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom (2010) and the social novel”

1 p.m. – 1.15 p.m. Closing remarks


Cet atelier est ouvert à tous.

Everyone is very welcome to attend.

Contact: helen.chupinping @