Fiction and Consciousness

Study of literature and the representation of consciousness, focusing in particular on the novel, from Jane Austen to the present. What literature can tell us about the way minds work; how novels represent the felt experience of people going about their lives; how literature partners with other ways of understanding the mind, such as psychology and neuroscience. Enrollment limited to first-year students.

Preregistration required; see under First-Year Seminar Program.

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TTh 11:35am-12:50pm
WR, Hu