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Contemporary trauma narratives : liminality and the ethics of form, edited by Susana Onega and Jean-Michel Ganteau

Label
Contemporary trauma narratives : liminality and the ethics of form
Title
Contemporary trauma narratives
Title remainder
liminality and the ethics of form
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susana Onega and Jean-Michel Ganteau
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book provides a comprehensive compilation of essays on the relationship between formal experimentation and ethics in a number of generically hybrid or "liminal" narratives dealing with individual and collective traumas, running the spectrum from the testimonial novel and the fictional autobiography to the fake memoir, written by a variety of famous, more neglected contemporary British, Irish, US, Canadian, and German writers. Building on the psychological insights and theorizing of the fathers of trauma studies (Janet, Freud, Ferenczi) and of contemporary trauma critics and theorists, the articles examine the narrative strategies, structural experimentations and hybridizations of forms, paying special attention to the way in which the texts fight the unrepresentability of trauma by performing rather than representing it. The ethicality or unethicality involved in this endeavor is assessed from the combined perspectives of the non-foundational, non-cognitive, discursive ethics of alterity inspired by Emmanuel Levinas, and the ethics of vulnerability. This approach makes Contemporary Trauma Narratives an excellent resource for scholars of contemporary literature, trauma studies and literary theory"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
809/.93353
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.P93
LC item number
C66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ganteau, Jean-Michel
  • Onega Jaén, Susana
  • Ebooks Corporation
Series statement
Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature
Series volume
27
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychic trauma in literature
  • Liminality in literature
  • Ethics in literature
Label
Contemporary trauma narratives : liminality and the ethics of form, edited by Susana Onega and Jean-Michel Ganteau
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_1721104_0
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317684718
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40023877686
Label
Contemporary trauma narratives : liminality and the ethics of form, edited by Susana Onega and Jean-Michel Ganteau
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_1721104_0
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317684718
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40023877686

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