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Professor Laura Salisbury



with Sale S, Kittler Now Current Perspectives in Kittler Studies, John Wiley & Sons, 2015.

Samuel Beckett: Laughing Matters, Comic Timing, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2012.

with Shail A, Neurology and Modernity, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

with Caselli D, Connor S, Other Becketts, Tallahassee, Journal of Beckett Studies Books, 2002.


with Baraitser L, 'Containment, delay, mitigation': waiting and care in the time of a pandemic, Wellcome Open Research, vol. 5, F1000 Research Ltd, 2020, 129-129

with Baraitser L, Waiting and Care in Pandemic Times Collection, Wellcome Open Research, vol. 5, F1000 Research Ltd, 2020, 128-128

'Between-time Stories': Waiting, War, and the Temporalities of Care, Medical Humanities, vol. 46.2, BMJ Publishing Group, 2020

with Bastian M, Baraitser L, Flexer MJ, Hom AR, Introduction: The social life of time, Time & Society, vol. 29, no. 2, SAGE Publications, 2020, 289-296

with Hinchliffe S, Jackson M, Wyatt K, Barlow A, Barreto M, Clare L, Deplege M, Durie R, Fleming L, Groom N et al, Healthy publics: Enabling cultures and environments for health, Palgrave Communications, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

'I Switch Off': Beckett, Bion, and Thinking in Torturous Times, Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd'hui, vol. 29.2, 2017, 51-65

Relatable, Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, vol. 30.7, Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2016, 8-9

with Code C, Jackson's Parrot: Samuel Beckett, Aphasic Speech Automatisms, and Psychosomatic Language, Journal of Medical Humanities, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2016

with Barry E, Maude U, Introduction: Beckett, Medicine and the Brain, Journal of Medical Humanities, vol. 37.2, Springer (part of Springer Nature), 2016, 127-135

Out of a Handkerchief, Critical Quarterly, vol. 56, no. 2, Wiley, 2014, 1-10

Resistances: Beckett's Language of Power in War and Peace, Times Literary Supplement, 2013

Bulimic Beckett: Food for Thought and the Archive of Analysis, Critical Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 53, 2011, 60-80

Art of Noise: Beckett's Language in a Culture of Information, Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd'hui: annual bilingual review, no. 22, 2010, 355-372

Narration and Neurology: Ian McEwan's Mother Tongue, Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, vol. 5, no. 24, 2010, 883-912

What Is the Word: Beckett's Aphasic Modernism, The Journal of Beckett Studies, no. 17, 2008, 80-128

Michel Serres: Science, Fiction, and the Shape of the Relation, Science Fiction Studies, no. 33, 2006, 30-52

Beside Oneself: Beckett, Comic Tremor and Solicitude, no. 11, 2005, 81-92

So the unreasoning goes: Comic Timing and Trembling in Ill Seen Ill Said, Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd'hui: annual bilingual review, no. 11, 2001, 372-382


with Baraitser L, Depressing Time: Waiting, Melancholia, and the Psychoanalytic Practice of Care, in Kirtsoglou E, Simpson B (eds) The Time of Anthropology: Studies of contemporary chronopolitics, London: Bloomsbury, 2020

'Beckett's Disabled Language', in Rabate J-M (eds) The New Samuel Beckett Studies, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019, 195-214

Of Babies and Bombs: Reuben Mednikoff's 'The Anatomy of Space', in Wolf H (eds) A Tale of Mother's Bones: Grace Pailthorpe, Reuben Mednikoff and the Birth of Psychorealism, De La Warr Pavillion and Camden Arts Centre, 2019, 123-127

Psychoanalysis and Other Psychologies, in Maude U, Nixon M (eds) The Bloomsbury Companion to Literary Modernism, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018, 285-306

'Etwas oder Nichts': Beckett und die Materialitat der Sprache, in Schäfer A, Kröger K (eds) Null, Nichts und Negation. Beckett’s No-Thing, Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2016

Aphasic Modernism: Languages for Illness from a Confusion of Tongues, in Whitehead A, Woods A, Atkinson S, Macnaughton J (eds) The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016, 444-462

with Proctor H, The History of a Brain Wound: Alexander Luria and the Dialectics of Soviet Plasticity, in Bassiri N, Bates D (eds) Plasticity and Pathology: On the Formation of the Neural Subject, Fordham University Press, 2015, 159-193

with Sale S, Introduction, in Salisbury L, Sale S (eds) Kittler Now: New Perspectives in Kittler Studies, Cambridge: Polity, 2015, xiii-xxxvi

Translating Neuroscience: Fictions of the Brain in the 2000s, in Bentley N, Hubble N, Wilson L (eds) The 2000s: A Decade of Contemporary British Fiction, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Gloria SMH and Beckett's Linguistic Encryptions, in The Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the Arts, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014, 153-169

Psychology, in Beckett in Context, Cambridge University Press, 2013, 312-323

with Code CFS, Jackson's Parrot: Samuel Beckett, Aphasic Speech Automatisms, and Psychosomatic Language, in Eagle C (eds) Talking Normal: Literature, Speech Disorders, and Disability, London: Routledge, 2013, 101-123

Transpositions: The Noise of Life Signs, in Transpositions / Deborah Robinson, Plymouth: University of Plymouth Press, 2012, 40-46

Linguistic Trepanation: Brain Damage, Penetrative Seeing, and the Revolution of the Word, in Coleman D, Fraser H (eds) Minds, Bodies, Machines, 1770-1930, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 179-208

Something or Nothing: Beckett and the Matter of Language, in Caselli D (eds) Beckett and Nothing: Trying to Understand Beckett, Manchester University Press, 2010, 213-236

Sounds of Silence: Aphasiology and the Subject of Modernity, in Salisbury L, Shail A (eds) Neurology and Modernity, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, 204-230

Cognitive Studies and Evolutionary Literary Theory, in Eagelstone R (eds) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, London: Blackwell, 2010

with Shail A, Introduction, in Salisbury L, Shail A (eds) Neurology and Modernity: A Cultural History of Nervous Systems, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2010, 1-40

Throw up for Good: Gagging, Compulsion and a Comedy of Ethics in the Trilogy, in Smith R (eds) Beckett and Ethics, Continuum, 2008, 163-180

Laughing Matters: The Comic Timing of Irish Joking, in Harper G (eds) Comedy, Fantasy, and Colonialism, Continuum, 2002, 158-174

Thesis / dissertations

Gods and Goods: Psychoanalysis, Holism and Modernist Women, 2020

Intimate Encounters: Sympathy in the Modernist and Contemporary Novel, 2019