In a trilogy of works brought together in a single volume, Siri Hustvedt demonstrates the striking range and depth of her knowledge in both the humanities and sciences. Armed with passionate curiosity, a sense of humor, and insights from many disciplines, she repeatedly upends received ideas and cultural truisms.
From the internationally bestselling author, praised for her “beguiling, lyrical prose” (The Sunday Times Review, UK), comes a brilliant, provocative novel about an artist, Harriet Burden, who after years of being ignored by the art world conducts an experiment: she conceals her female identity behind three male fronts.
The introduction for Jane Austen's Persuasion.
Worldwide renowned author Siri Hustvedt will be present for a doctoral workshop on Life Writing. Discussing Life Writing from the particular standpoint of authorship, this workshop is designed to offer unique insights in the writing practice of this outstanding female writer.
"The American writer Siri Hustvedt holds the Tübingen Poetics Lectures this year. In her lectures, she talked about the origin of human narrative, the connection between narrative and mental health, and the fear of the West against femininity."