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or, the case against trigger warnings

  • Written by Stephanie Trigg, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of English Literature, University of Melbourne
or, the case against trigger warningsA makeshift memorial to Eurydice Dixon at Princes Park on June 16.Ellen Smith/AAP

It was an ordinary lecture to first-year students, on “Women Writers and Modernism.” My brief was to introduce the different ways men and women responded to the social, intellectual and artistic challenges of the modernist movement.

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