Jocelyn Dupont is Senior Lecturer in Contemporary American Literature and Film at the University of Perpignan, France. He is the author of a PhD entitled “Intertextuality and Authority in the works of Patrick McGrath”. He has published many articles on American fiction and film, with a particular emphasis on the issue of intertextuality and the work of Patrick McGrath, whose latest novel, Trauma, he has translated into French for Actes Sud publishing house. In 2010, he edited “A Myriad of Literary Impressions”: L’intertextualité dans le roman contemporain de langue anglaise for Perpignan University Press. He is also the editor of a collective volume on Nabokov’s Lolita. He is currently working on the aesthetic representation of trauma and psychopathology in literature and the visual arts.