Aftermath : violence and the remaking of a self (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Aftermath : violence and the remaking of a self

Author: Susan J Brison
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On July 4, 1990, while on a morning walk in southern France, Susan Brison was attacked from behind, severely beaten, sexually assaulted, strangled to unconsciousness, and left for dead. She survived, but her world was destroyed. Her training as a philosopher could not help her make sense of things, and many of her fundamental assumptions about the nature of the self and the world it inhabits were shattered. At once  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Brison
ISBN: 0691016194 9780691016191 9780691115702 0691115702
OCLC Number: 45957951
Description: xiii, 165 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Surviving sexual violence --
On the personal as philosophical --
Outliving oneself --
Acts of memory --
The politics of forgetting --
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Other Titles: Violence and the remaking of a self
Responsibility: Susan J. Brison.
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On July 4, 1990, while on a morning walk in southern France, Susan Brison was attacked from behind, severely beaten, sexually assaulted, strangled to unconsciousness, and left for dead. She survived,  Read more...

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"An illuminating study... Restrained, lucid, and elegant, Aftermath is a testament to endurance and, ultimately, survival. Susan Brison charts the disintegration of identity that occurs after sexual Read more...

 
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