Session 22 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 5th of February 2014 at the Université Paris Diderot (Salle des thèses – 580 F, 17h30-19h30).
Clare Walker-Gore (University of Cambridge) gave a paper entitled “At the Margins of Mystery: Sensational Difference in the Novels of Wilkie Collins.” Her respondent was Kathryn Maude (King’s College London).
We worked with the following texts:
– D. A. Miller, “Cage aux Folles: Sensation and Gender in Wilkie Collins’s The Woman in White.” In Representations, No. 14, Spring 1986. Cage aux Folles
– Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997. extraordinary-bodies
Quotes for this session can be found here: At the Margins of Mystery handout
The seminar is held monthly at the following address: Halle aux farines, salle Hall E ou F, 5ème étage: accès par le hall E ou F, 9 esplanade Pierre Vidal-Naquet 75013 Paris ou 10 rue Françoise Dolto 75013 Paris, métro Bibliothèque François-Mitterrand.
All are welcome!