Tobias Wolff and Nancy Ruttenburg will share in conversation with Stanford's Amir Eshel, Josh Landy, Saikat Majumdar and David Palumbo-Liu on their recently published books. This conference emphasizes recent scholarship on these novels as they touch philosophy, politics, and ethics. For more informaiton on these publications and suggested readings for the event:
Amir Eshel: "Futurity:
Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the
Introduction, Chapter 11 "The Past after the 'End of History'" and Coda.
Josh Landy: "How to Do Things with Fiction"
David Palumbo-Liu: "The Deliverance of Others"
Introduction and Chapter 1 on JM Coetzee.