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'Kevin smites me with the evil eye': Attachment, the Gaze and the Location of Pathology in Lionel Shriver's We Need to Talk about Kevin

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'Kevin smites me with the evil eye': Attachment, the Gaze and the Location of Pathology in Lionel  Shriver's We Need to Talk about Kevin

Time: March 7, 2012 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Room 112
Event Type: reading, group
Organized By: Bianca Leggett
Latest Activity: Mar 5, 2012

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Harriet Cooper leads a session which takes a closer look at Lionel Shriver's Orange Prize winning novel...  Harriet's research explores the rise of the notion of the ‘normal child’ in Anglo-American culture and its impact on cultural constructions of the physically impaired child. 


Be there or be smited by our evil eye...

 

Readings are...

We Need to Talk about Kevin, Lionel Shriver (Serpent's Tail, 2011)

pp. 19-24 kevin%201.pdf

pp. 118-127 kevin%202.pdf

pp. 231-242 kevin%203.pdf

pp. 414-418 kevin%204.pdf

pp. 457-468 kevin%205.pdf


Kenneth Wright, Vision and Separation: Between Mother and Baby (London: Free Association Books, 1991)

pp. 11-14 v%26s1.pdf

pp. 23-37 v%26s2.pdf

 

 

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