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The future of trauma theory : contemporary literary and cultural criticism

The future of trauma theory : contemporary literary and cultural criticism

Author: Gert Buelens; Sam Durrant; Robert Eaglestone
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This collection analyses the future of 'trauma theory', a major theoretical discourse in contemporary criticism and theory. The chapters advance the current state of the field by exploring new areas, asking new questions and making new connections. Part one, History and Culture, begins by developing trauma theory in its more familiar post-deconstructive mode and explores how these insights might still be productive.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gert Buelens; Sam Durrant; Robert Eaglestone
ISBN: 9780415694582 0415694582 9780415694599 0415694590
OCLC Number: 754735199
Description: xviii, 181 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Knowledge, "afterwardsness" and the future of trauma theory / Robert Eaglestone --
Fascism and the sacred: sites of inquiry after (or along with) trauma / Dominick Lacapra --
Beyond eurocentrism: trauma theory in the global age / Stef Craps --
Affect, body, place: trauma theory in the world / Ananya Jahanara Kabir --
Trauma ties: Chiasmus and community in Lebanese civil war literature / Nouri Gana --
The end of trauma theory, or on not seeking protection from external stimuli / Sam Durrant --
That which you are denying us: refugees, rights and writing in Arendt / Lyndsey Stonebridge --
Time, personhood, politics --
/ Jenny Edkins --
The biopolitics of trauma / Pieter Vermeulen --
Future shock: science fiction and the trauma paradigm / Roger Luckhurst.
Responsibility: edited by Gert Buelens, Sam Durrant and Robert Eaglestone.
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Whilst the term 'trauma' is currently dominating literary and theoretical discourse, this book is designed to explore the future of trauma theory. With contributions from an international selection  Read more...


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