Desire/Knowledge

18 May 2017

Session 3 – 2:00pm

The Triumph of Love: Desire and Knowledge in the Gardens of Socrates and Marivaux’s Hermocrate”

Robert Tomlinson, Professor emeritus of French, Emory University.  His publications include La Fête galante: Watteau et Marivaux (1981) and numerous articles on Marivaux, Watteau, Fontenelle, Butor and Baldwin.  He is currently working on a book about Montmartre in Les Années folles and is also a widely exhibited painter.