Trauma and Gender in 20th Century European Literature

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International Conference - Call for Papers
11th & 12th March 2016 - University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Trauma, just like other psychosomatic concepts in medical history such as shock and stress, has been subjected to a variety of interpretations across disciplines since it emerged in the nineteenth-century as a notion to capture certain psychological experiences and conditions in modern societies and cultures. Yet, it remains a highly contested term that has seen numerous redefinitions as its place in popular and medical discourse is continuingly under scrutiny.

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JLTS 3:1 Literatures of the Aftermath

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Editor's Introduction

"The Grey and the Coloured Truth": Memory and Post-Memory in George Tabori’s Holocaust Plays - Antje Diedrich

Traumatic Memory and Bodily Inscription in Georges Perec’s W; ou, Le souvenir d’enfance and Philippe Grimbert’s Un secret - Charlotte Werbe

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JLTS 1:2

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The Divided Legacy of the Republic of Letters: Emancipation and Trauma - Vladimir Biti

A Howl and a Black Cat: Allegory, Nonsense, and Ethics in Yann Martel's Beatrice and Virgil- Jenni Adams

"We Must Not Forget That There Was a Crime": Incest, Domestic Violence, and Textual Memory in the Novels of Iris Murdoch - Emma Miller

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JLTS 1:1 Tragedy and Trauma

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Contents

Editor's Introduction

Dionysus and Divine Violence: A Reading of The Bacchae
Olga Taxidou

The Si(eye)ght of Trauma: Oedipal Wounds, Tragic Visions, and Averted Gazes from the Time of Sophocles to the Twenty-First Century
Panayiota Chrysochou

Titus Andronicus and the Violence of Tragedy
Paul Innes

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