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Saturday, 30 December

701. Rereading Trauma in Woolf’s Fiction En(Corps)

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 203-A, Convention Center

Program arranged by the International Virginia Woolf Society

Presiding: David Eberly, Boston, MA

1. “‘There Was an Emptiness about the Heart of Life’: Traumatic Shock, World War I, and Mrs. Dalloway,” Jane C. Lilienfeld, Lincoln Univ., MO

2. “The ‘To Come’: Reading Trauma in To the Lighthouse,” Andrea Yates, Univ. of Rhode Island

3. “The Waves as Ontological Trauma Narrative: The Anxiety of a Death (Un)Foreseen,” Suzette Ann Henke, Univ. of Louisville

4. “Woolf’s ‘Precarious Lives’: Trauma and Communal Survival in Jacob’s Room and Between the Acts,” Kimberly Engdahl Coates, Bowling Green State Univ.

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