Victorian Persistence Seminar, session 7: ‘The Persistence of Eccentricity: Miss Havisham’s Performance of Hysteria – its Afterlife’

Our seminar took place on Wednesday 2nd May at the UFR d’Etudes Anglophones Charles V (salle A50, 17h-19h30):

‘The persistence of eccentricity: Miss Havisham’s performance of hysteria – its afterlife’

Clémence Folléa, (Université Paris Diderot) hosted the session and introduced the texts. Two respondents were present:

Georges Letissier (Professeur à l’Université de Nantes): “Miss Havisham : entre syndrome de répétition et iconolâtrie nostalgique”

Renaud Lejosne-Guigon (Université de Poitiers): “L’Hystérie chez Rimbaud” Handout Hystérie Rimbaud

Clémence Folléa (Université Paris Diderot), Renaud Lejosne-Guigon (Université de Poitiers) and Pr. Georges Letissier (Université de Nantes), responding to Clémence’s paper entitled “The persistence of eccentricity: Miss Havisham’s performance of hysteria – its afterlife”

Clémence Folléa (Université Paris Diderot), Renaud Lejosne-Guigon (Université de Poitiers) and Pr. Georges Letissier (Université de Nantes), responding to Clémence’s paper entitled “The persistence of eccentricity: Miss Havisham’s performance of hysteria – its afterlife”

Clémence Folléa (Université Paris Diderot), Renaud Lejosne-Guigon (Université de Poitiers) and Pr. Georges Letissier (Université de Nantes) discussing a quotation from Didi-Hubermann on Hysteria

Clémence Folléa (Université Paris Diderot), Renaud Lejosne-Guigon (Université de Poitiers) and Pr. Georges Letissier (Université de Nantes) discussing a quotation from Didi-Hubermann on Hysteria

We worked with extracts from the following texts:

– Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (1861) Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

– René Belletto, Les Grandes Espérances de Charles Dickens, Paris : P.O.L., 1994. -Anny Sadrin, Great Expectations, Charles Dickens, Paris : Editions du Temps, 1999. – Sara Thornton, “The Burning of Miss Havisham : Dickens, Fire and the ‘Fire Baptism’”, Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations : Great Expectations, Harold Bloom (ed.), Chelsea House Publications, april 2010. Belletto, Sadrin, Thornton, fire scene

– Georges Didi-Huberman, Invention de l’hystérie. Charcot et l’Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière, Macula, 1982. Didi-Huberman, Invention de l’Hystérie

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