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611. Exile, Death, Sacrifice: The Poetics of Suffering in Francophone Literature

Saturday, 11 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Columbus, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Graduate Student Caucus

Presiding: Loic Bourdeau, Univ. of California, Davis

1. "The Hand of the Child: Death and the Emergence of the Author in the Work of Hélène Cixous," Natalie Strobach, Univ. of California, Davis

2. "Cinematographic Adaptation of Infanticide in À perdre la raison: A Mother in Exile," Iris Brey, New York Univ.

3. "'They Are Mad at Me for Fleeing Their Kingdom': Alienation, Suffering, and Internal Exile in Ying Chen's L'ingratitude (1995)," Adeline Caute-Clavet, Université de Québec

4. "Thinking Violence and Isolation in Jacqueline Beauge-Rosier's A vol d'ombre," Nathalie Batraville, Yale Univ.


  • Francophone Literature – General

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