Siri Hustvedt

Criticism
Jan 2018

Patheos

Room for Doubt: Siri Hustvedt Takes on the Mind-Body Problem

Novelist and social critic Siri Hustvedt takes aim at our dogmas in her essay “Delusions of Certainty” from her collection of nonfiction pieces A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind.

Criticism
Nov 2016

Deutschlandfunk

Tübingen poetry lectureship: Siri Hustvedt

"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."

Criticism
Oct 2016

The New York Times

“What’s Up With Those Voices in Your Head?”

For many writers, it is an internal "voice" that serves as the very means by which each sentence gets written, the shining guide through the darkness. “I don’t write; I am written,” the author Siri Hustvedt has said, and scientific evidence corroborates her claim.