Introduction: Performativity in Literature. The Lund–Nanjing Seminars

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The seventeen papers were originally discussed in joint seminars in Lund and Nanjing in the beginning of 2014, and presented at a conference in Stockholm in October 2014.


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • General Literature Studies


  • performance studies, performance theory, performativity, Performativität, Chinese literature, world literature, theatre studies, Mo Yan, Henriette Widerberg, Henry David Thoreau, Athena Farrokhzad, Edgar Allan Poe, Malin Biller, August Wilson, Christina of Sweden, Wang Youqin, Song Binbin, Helen Vendler, Han Shaogong, William Shakespeare, Shen Xiling, Farley Mowat, Gao Xingjian, Gertrude Stein, Harryette Mullen
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPerformativity in Literature
Subtitle of host publicationThe Lund–Nanjing Seminars
EditorsEva Haettner Aurelius, Chengzhou He, Jon Helgason
Place of PublicationStockholm
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch

Publication series

PublisherKungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien
ISSN (Print)0348-1433

Related research output

Eva Haettner Aurelius (ed.), Chengzhou He (ed.) & Jon Helgason (ed.), 2016, Kungliga Vitterhets- historie- och antikvitetsakademien. 280 p. (Konferenser; no. 91)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology (editor)

Jon Helgason, 2016, Performativity in Literature : The Lund–Nanjing Seminars. Haettner Aurelius, E., He, C. & Helgason, J. (eds.). Stockholm: Kungliga Vitterhets- historie- och antikvitetsakademien, Vol. 91. p. 247-257 (Konferenser; no. 91).

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