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April 7, 2012

CFP: Wounded Bodies, Tortured Souls

Conference: Wounded Bodies, Tortured Souls: Narratives of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Trauma
Place: University of Portsmouth
Date: June 14, 2012
Extended submission deadline: April 20, 2012

Description: »This conference seeks to examine the intersection between the physical and psychical representation of trauma in both Victorian and Neo-Victorian literature. It aims to explore the importance of the relationship between the mind and the body, as well as the relationship between Victorian literary representations and neo-Victorian appropriations. We welcome papers examining representations of trauma in Victorian and neo-Victorian fiction, as well as contributions from the fields of literary theory, cultural studies and the visual arts.«

More information: CFP website