Event Title

Madness in Memoir: The Representation of the Unmarked Body

Presenter Information

Krystin Rauma

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

College

College of Art & Letters

Major

English

Location

RM 215-218

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Jessica Luck

Start Date

2-27-2013 1:40 PM

End Date

2-27-2013 5:20 PM

Abstract

Darkness visible is a compelling memoir in which William Styron depicts his personal battle with depression. My projects explores depression in memoir as a kind of “coming out” narrative that moves past society’s call for a “performance of normalcy” from the unmarked disabled body.

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Feb 27th, 1:40 PM Feb 27th, 5:20 PM

Madness in Memoir: The Representation of the Unmarked Body

RM 215-218

Darkness visible is a compelling memoir in which William Styron depicts his personal battle with depression. My projects explores depression in memoir as a kind of “coming out” narrative that moves past society’s call for a “performance of normalcy” from the unmarked disabled body.