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Trauma and survival in contemporary fiction

Author: Laurie Vickroy
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Trauma is a compelling and evocative topic in the contemporary world and as reflected in its literature. In unraveling trauma's effects, the texts studied in this volume reveal the intricacies of power and the relationship between society's demands and the individual's psychological well-being.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Marguerite Duras; Marguerite Duras; Marguerite Duras; Marguerite Duras
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Vickroy
ISBN: 0813921279 9780813921273 0813921287 9780813921280
OCLC Number: 49566329
Description: xvi, 266 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Representing trauma : issues, contexts, narrative tools --
Subjugation, nurturance, and legacies of trauma --
The traumatized child as outcast in Duras and Morrison --
"A Loved Version of Your Life" : healing and the provisional self --
Remembering history through the body.
Responsibility: Laurie Vickroy.
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