Worlds of Hurt: Reading the Literatures of Traumaby Kali Tal, Kal Tal
Pub. Date: 10/28/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Using as its focus the Holocaust, the Vietnam War and sexualized violence against women, this text presents a coherent rendering of the relationships between individual trauma and cultural interpretation. Survivors of these traumas bear witness to their traumatic experiences.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #95
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; 1. Worlds of hurt: reading the literature of trauma; 2. A form of witness: the Holocaust and North American memory; 3. Between the lines: reading the Vietnam war; 4. The farmer of dreams: the writings of W. D. Ehrhart; 5. There was no plot, and I discovered it by mistake: trauma, community and the revisionary process; 6. We didn't know what would happen: opening the discourse on sexual abuse; 7. This is about power on every level: three incest survivor narratives; This is not a conclusion; Notes; Index.
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