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Mr. William Allen

Mr. William Allen1st Year PhD Student
2393671A@student.gla.ac.uk
I took my BA and MPhil degrees at the University of Cambridge, before joining the University of Glasgow as a PhD student in 2018.

Research and Teaching Interests

My thesis, supervised by Dr. Stephen Burn, is titled 'Sonic Neurologies: Sound and Schizophrenia in the works of David Foster Wallace and Richard Powers.' It listens to the intersections between sound and neurological disorder in contemporary American fiction. I am currently working on how phenomenologies of 'schizophrenic' language and experience might amplify certain textual sound-effects heard throughout Powers's texts.

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Illness NarrativesLiterature and MedicineNeuronovelR. D. Laing

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