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256. Ecstasy: The Writing of Delirium in Middle Eastern Literature

Tuesday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Ballard, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Lucian Stone, Univ. of North Dakota

1. "Reading Guilt as a Signpost of Reality," Sharareh Frouzesh Bennett, Univ. of California, Irvine

2. "Delirium in Prerevolutionary Iranian Literature," Babak Rahimi, Univ. of California, San Diego

3. "Inhuman Ecstasies: Existential Transformation in the Works of Ahmad Shamlu, Nima Yushij, and Adonis," Jason Mohaghegh, New Jersey City Univ.

4. "Speaking from the Void: Subjectivity and Ecstasy in Wild Thorns," Aliza Atik, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York

For abstracts, visit www.sctiw.org.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Themes, Myths, and Archetypes

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth Century

  • Other Literatures – General

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