« The Divine Magnet »- Friday, January 20, 2.30pm, Paris-Diderot, Bâtiment Sophie Germain, Université Paris Diderot, salle 0010

La prochaine séance de l’atelier A19 (LARCA-UMR 8225) aura lieu le vendredi 20 janvier à 14h30 (salle 0010, bâtiment Sophie Germain) à Paris Diderot autour de la récente publication de dix lettres de Melville à Hawthorne, dans une édition de Mark Niemeyer (Orison Books, 2016)

La séance sera consacrée à une conversation autour de cet ouvrage.

Mark Niemeyer (Université de Bourgogne): “The Divine Magnet: Melville’s Writings to and about Hawthorne”

Michel Imbert (Paris Diderot, LARCA) et Bruno Monfort (Paris Ouest-Nanterre) seront discutants.

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The A19 workshop at Université Paris-Didérot-LARCA-UMR 8225 will host a seminar on Mark Niemeyer’s edition of Herman Melville’s Letters to Nathaniel Hawthorne (Orison Books, 2016) with Agnès Derail (ENS) as respondent.

Mark NIEMEYER is is professor of American literature and American history at the Université de Bourgogne in Dijon, France. His research focuses on nineteenth-century writings of the antebellum period and is frequently concerned with questions related to cultural nationalism and national identity. He has published numerous articles and is co-editor of several editions of works by Herman Melville, including the French “Folio Classique” edition of Mardi (2011), the Norton Critical edition of The Confidence-Man (2005), and the French “Pléiade” editions of Mardi (1997) and Moby-Dick (2006)

The seminar will take place on Friday, January 20 at 2.30 pm, Bâtiment “Sophie GERMAIN”, Université Paris Diderot, métro/RER Bibliothèque François-Mitterrand, Paris. plan-olympe-de-gouges

The Divine Magnet:
Herman Melville’s Letters to Nathaniel Hawthorne

edited with an introduction by
Mark Niemeyer

foreword by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist
Paul Harding

105 pp

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“The divine magnet is in you, and my magnet responds. Which is the biggest? A foolish question—they are One.”—Melville to Hawthorne


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