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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Berkeley Book Chat with Irina Paperno: “Who, What Am I?”: Tolstoy Struggles to Narrate the Self

Lecture | September 16 | 12-12:50 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall


Townsend Center for the Humanities


Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures Irina Paperno gives an account of Tolstoy's lifelong attempt to find adequate ways to represent the self, to probe its limits, and to arrive at an identity not based on the bodily self and its accumulated life experience.


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