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The future life of trauma : partitions, borders, repetition

Author: Jennifer Yusin
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The Future Life of Trauma elaborates a transformation in the concepts of trauma and event by situating a groundbreaking encounter between psychoanalytic and postcolonial discourse. Proceeding from the formation of psychical life as presented in the Freudian metapsychology, it thinks anew the relation between temporality and traumatized subjectivity, demonstrating how the psychic event, as a traumatic event, is a
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Yusin
ISBN: 9780823275458 0823275450 9780823275465 0823275469
OCLC Number: 961408845
Description: xiii, 197 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : the place of a thousand hills --
Introduction : the interface of trauma --
The problem of trauma --
The eventality of trauma --
Whither partition? --
Rwanda transforming --
After word.
Responsibility: Jennifer Yusin.

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The Future Life of Trauma discusses the intersections between psychoanalysis and postcolonial studies in the concept of trauma. It examines the character of the traumatic event as it occurs in the  Read more...

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