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803. Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern French Literature

Thursday, 12 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Parlor G, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Sixteenth-Century French Literature

Presiding: Andrea Marie Frisch, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

1. "Cognitive Readings and the Question of Historical Context," James Helgeson, Univ. of Nottingham

2. "Attacked by Idleness, across Fields and Genres: What the 'Idle Mind' Does to Michel de Montaigne's Writing and to Neuroscience Research," Yael Wender, Cornell Univ.

3. "Narrative Cognition and Theatrical Cognition in La Bruyère," Richard E. Goodkin, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

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  • French Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

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