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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.


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

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

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


'Between Can't and Must: Beckett's Disabled Language', in Rabate J-M (eds) The New Beckett, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018

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

'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

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

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, Routledge, 2013

"Something or Nothing": Beckett and the Matter of Language, in Caselli D (eds) Beckett and Nothing, Manchester University Press, 2012, 213-236

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

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

"Throw up for Good": Gagging, Compulsion and a Comedy of Ethics in the Trilogy, in Smith R (eds) Beckett and Ethics, Continuum, 2009, 163-180

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