Högre seminarium: Hagiographic Traits in the European Novel from Flaubert to Dostoevsky

  • Date: –15:00
  • Location: Engelska parken Eng 6-0031
  • Lecturer: Christian Høgel, Visiting Professor and the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
  • Organiser: LILAe and the Department of Literature
  • Contact person: Julie Hansen
  • Seminarium

Hagiography has in literary studies often been seen as remnant of a medieval past and been treated as less than a literary form per se. This presentation will look across hagiographic traits in three ‘novels’: Flaubert’s The Temptation of Saint Anthony (1849, 1856, 1872), Eliot’s Middlemarch (1871-72), and Dostoevsky’s The Idiot (1868-69) and search for the specific hagiographic traits that convey

Higher seminar organized jointly by the Department of Literature and LILAe.