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Friday, March 27 • 08:00 - 17:00
[VIRTUAL] Gender, Speech, and Silence: A Case Study in Pat Barker's "Regeneration"

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This project focuses on the relationship between disordered speech, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and World War I masculinity in Pat Barker's 1991 novel Regeneration. By identifying and breaking down several speech-related issues--including normative male alexithymia and restrictive emotionality--suffered by three characters, this research outlines the connection between gender conflict, language obstacles, and the social pressures of the Great War as seen throughout Barker's narrative.

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Friday March 27, 2020 08:00 - 17:00 EDT
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