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Trauma narratives and herstory / edited by Sonya Andermahr and Silvia Pellicer-Ortín
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
©2013
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 4th Floor  PN471 .T73 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Psychic trauma in literature
Women and literature -- History
Wounds and injuries in literature
Women in literature
Physical Description xiii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Trauma narratives and herstory/ Sonya Andermahr and Silvia Pellicer-Ortin-- 'Compulsively readable and deeply moving': women's middlebrow trauma fiction/ Sonya Andermahr-- Traumatic dislocations in Cristina Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban and Loida Maritza Pérez's Geographies of home/ Simone A. Agular-- Trauma, female identity and the trope of splitting in Lessing, Figes, Tennant and Weldon/ Olga Glebova-- Of grandmothers and bad wolves: fairy-tale, myth and trauma in Eva Figes's Tales of innocence and experience/ Julia Tofants̆uk-- Trauma and survival in Dorothy Allison's Bastard out of Carolina, or the power of alternative stories/ Mélanie Grué-- Overcoming double victimisation in Alice Walker's The color purple or the self-healing power of writing herstory/ Valérie Croisille-- 'Locking the door': self-deception, silence and survival in Alice Munro's 'Vandals'/ Corinne Bigot-- 'Stories never told': canonicity, history and herstory in Dan Jacobson's Her story and The God-fearer/ David Brauner-- Herstory unwritten: trauma, memory, identity and history in Toni Morrison's Beloved/ Emma Domínguez Rué--Depathologising racial melancholia in intergenarational herstories/ Hannah Ho Ming Yit-- Psychic resilience in the fragile images of A petal: a post-Jungian perspective on retraumatisation/ Emily Ashman-- Wit(h)nessing trauma in Keisuke Kinoshita's Twenty-four eyes/ Claudia Linder Leporda-- 'Cartoon Tears': Diane Noomin's 'Baby talk: a tale of 3 4 miscarriages'/ Sarah Lightman
NOTE Gift from an anonymous donor, 2013
Alternate Author Andermahr, Sonya, editor of compilation
Pellicer-Ortín, Silvia, 1984- editor of compilation

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