A Clash of Critics - Scholarly Criticism About A Song of Ice and Fire

The Literary Coma (Bran III, AGoT)

June 9, 2021

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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