Dickens and Psychoanalysis; MLA, Los Angeles, 6-9 January 2011

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John Jordan/Dickens Society panel for the MLA 2011
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New psychoanalytic readings of Dickens and his works: Dickens and trauma, dissociation, dreams, hallucinatory states, unconscious memory. Dickens and Victorian theories of mind: double consciousness, mesmerism, physiognomy. Novels as case studies. 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2010 to picasso@ucsc.edu.