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Translating pain : immigrant suffering in literature and culture

Author: Madelaine Hron
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2009
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hron, Madelaine.
Translating pain.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009417715
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Madelaine Hron
ISBN: 9781442689497 1442689498 9781442612198 1442612193
OCLC Number: 635461301
Description: 1 online resource (300 pages)
Contents: "Perversely through pain" : immigrants and immigrant suffering --
"Suffering matters" : the translation and politics of pain --
"Mal partout" : bodily rhetoric in Maghrebi immigrant fiction --
"In the maim of the father" : disability and bodies of labour --
"Ni putes ni soumises?" : engendering doubly oppressed bodies --
"Pathologically sick" : metaphors of disease in beur texts --
"Zombification" : hybrid myth-uses of vodou from the West to Haiti --
"Zombi-fictions" : vodou myth-represented in Haitian immigrant fiction --
"Painless" fictions? : Czech exile and return --
"The suffering of return" : painful detours in Czech novels of return.
Responsibility: Madelaine Hron.
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Applying immigrant psychology to literary analysis, Madelaine Hron examines the ways in which different forms of physical and psychological pain are expressed in a wide variety of texts.  Read more...

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