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A Tale of Two James(es)

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Institute of Social Psychology LSE Literary Festival event

Date: Thursday 28 February 2013
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Thai Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Dr Alex Gillespie, Professor Philip Horne, Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch

A discussion exploring the links between fiction and psychology, as revealed by the work of the two brothers, Henry and William James. Including readings of extracts from the James’ works.

Alex Gillespie is lecturer in Social Psychology at LSE and co-editor of Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour.

Philip Horne is professor of English at UCL. Henry James is his central interest; he has served as the president of the International Henry James Society, and delivered the Henry James lecture at the Rye Festival. He is currently series editor of the Penguin Classics Henry James, for which he has recently completed an edition of The Portrait of a Lady, and is the founding General Editor of the Cambridge University Press edition of The Complete Fiction of Henry James (planned in 30 volumes).

Sandra Jovchelovitch is professor in the Institute of Social Psychology at LSE.

This event forms part of LSE's 5th Space for Thought Literary Festival, taking place from Tuesday 26 February - Saturday 2 March 2013, with the theme 'Branching Out'.

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