In this episode, we look at the literal and symbolic function of the coma in fiction.
Mentioned in this episode:
- Colbeck, M 2014, 'Waking Is Rising and Dreaming Is Sinking': The Struggle for Identity in Coma Literature. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield.
- Porteous, J. Douglas and Smith, Sandra E. 2001, Domicide: The Global Destruction of Home. McGill-Queen’s University Press.
- Said, E.W., 2013. Reflections on exile: and other literary and cultural essays. Granta Books.
- Vidler, A., 1992. The architectural uncanny: Essays in the modern unhomely. MIT press.
- Freud, S., 2003. The uncanny. Penguin.
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