This seminar will focus on Tom McCarthy's 2005 novel Remainder. It is motivated by two convictions. The first is that Remainder is in itself an important book, one that will repay close reading. The second is that perhaps its central preoccupation—what McCarthy has elsewhere called the importance of letting "matter matter"—is central also to a wide range of interesting new work: in photography and sculpture, in literary and art theory.
SEMINAR LEADER: Walter Benn Michaels, Professor, American Literature, Literary Theory, University of Illinois at Chicago
Applications must be received by March 15, 2013.
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