Essays in French Literature and Culture

A peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the French Programme at the University of Western Australia ISSN No. 1835-7040

Katie Jones, “Contemporary French Fictions of Suicide: A Medical Humanities Approach”, Essays in French Literature and Culture 58, 2021.

About the Author:

Katie Jones is lecturer in French and Comparative Literature at the University of St Andrews. Her research interests lie in the fields of contemporary women’s writing, affect theory and medical humanities. Her first monograph, Representing Repulsion (Peter Lang, 2014) focused on representations of disgust in women’s writing in post-1990 women’s writing. Most recently, she has published on the representation of eating disorders in young adult literature, and on representations of suicide and bereavement in both fictional and autobiographical texts. She is currently working on a book-length project on suicide narratives in French.

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