The Literary Coma (Bran III, AGoT) – A Clash of Critics – Scholarly Criticism About A Song of Ice and Fire
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. You can support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tropewatchers. If you enjoyed A Clash of Critics, check out our flagship podcast, Trope Watchers, the podcast about pop culture and why it matters: tropewatchers.com. CW: A Clash of Critics frequently discusses issues such as violence, abuse, sexual assault, bigotry, and other sensitive topics.
- The Literary Coma (Bran III, AGoT)
- On the Symbolism and Killability of Animals (Sansa I & Eddard III, AGoT)
- Gender and Grief: ‘Right’ Ways of Mourning (Catelyn III, AGoT)
- Taking the Black: Restorative Justice and the Night’s Watch (Tyrion II, AGoT)
- Calculating Innocence Versus Threat: A Philosophy of Oathkeeping (Eddard II, AGoT)
- Essos and the Orient: Dothraki Weddings and Desert Romances (Daenerys II, AGoT)
- Female Masculinity: On Tomboys and Gender Outlaws (Jon II, AGoT)
- Fan Fiction in the World of Ice and Fire: Who Is an Author and Are They Dead?
- Constructing Normalcy in Westeros (Tyrion I, AGoT)
- Boyhood (Bran II, AGoT)