Mourning, Roland Barthes (MLA 2012 Proposed Special Session)

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Alina Opreanu / Harvard University / (MLA 2012 in Seattle)
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With the recent publication of Roland Barthes' Mourning Diary, we rediscover his greatest loss. How does Barthes rewrite mourning? How do we read his grief?

250-word abstracts by 15 March 2011.

This CFP is for a PROPOSED special session at the 2012 MLA in Seattle. The session is not guaranteed.