Posts Tagged ‘Proust was a Neuroscientist’

Here are some Virginia Woolf sightings recently shared by members of the VWoolf Listserv:

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“Virginia Woolf, at Intersection of Science and Art,” a six-minute program on National Public Radio, explores the way Woolf’s fiction identifies and explores the mind and the self.

The program, which focuses on Mrs. Dalloway, was broadcast Aug. 2, but you can still hear it online. Join Robert Krulwich of NPR; Jonah Lehrer, author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist; and actress Anne Bobby as Mrs. Dalloway for a repeat of the broadcast here.

Learn more about Lehrer’s take on Woolf’s ability to meld art with science here.  As he puts it, Woolf was the “first to identify and frame the mystery” of individual identity.

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