Victorian Persistence Seminar, session 27: “Ghosts from Wonderland: Jeanette Winterson’s Gut Symmetries and the Visual Pragmatics of Intertextuality.”

Session 27 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 11th June 2014 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Salle 265E, Halle aux Farines, 17h30-19h30).

“It vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time after the rest of it had gone.”

“It vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time after the rest of it had gone.”

Diane Leblond (Université Paris Diderot) gave a paper entitled “Ghosts from Wonderland: Jeanette Winterson’s Gut Symmetries and the Visual Pragmatics of Intertextuality.” Her respondent was Pr. Jean-Jacques Lecercle (Université Paris X – Nanterre).

JJ Lecercle et Diane 1

JJ Lecercle et Diane 2

We worked with the following texts:

– Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865), and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871). Alice in Wonderland excerpts

– Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in 8 Fits) (London: Macmillan, 1876). Lewis Caroll, The hunting of the Snark

– Jean-Jacques Lecercle, “Mais qu’apprend donc Alice?”, conférence Symposium international “A VOYAGE TOWARDS WORDS”. Representing the Sensations of Early Childhood and the Acquisition of Language, 14 décembre 2013, (Université Paris X – Nanterre). JJ Lecercle, Mais qu’apprend donc Alice

– Jean-Jacques Lecercle, Interpretation as Pragmatics (London: MacMillan, 1999). JJ Lecercle, Interpretation as Pragmatics

This monthly seminar is held at the Université Paris Diderot. All are welcome!

For further information, contact Estelle Murail (estelle_murail@yahoo.fr), Róisín Quinn-Lautrefin (roisinql@hotmail.fr), or Clémence Folléa (clemence.follea@gmail.com).

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