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Haunted narratives : life writing in an age of trauma / edited by Gabriele Rippl ... [et al.].

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: PN56.A89 H38 2013

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    Format
    Book
    Published
    Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c2013
    Contents
    Introduction: Life Writing in an Age of Trauma / Gabriele Rippl, Philipp Schweighauser, Therese Steffen
    Life Writing and Trauma: Theorizing the Vicissitudes of Representing Violence
    Seeing Ghosts : Theorizing Haunting in Literary Texts / Tiina Kirss
    Trauma and Utopia : Benjamin, Adorno, and Elie Wiesel's Night / Philipp Schweighauser
    Auto/biographies as Trauma Narratives
    Richard Wollheim's Germs : Life Writing as Therapy, Despite Theory / Julia Straub
    Writing Childhood, Writing Lack / Maarja Hollo
    Loquacious Silences: Vikram Seth's Two Lives and the German Language / Nora Anna Escherle
    Unsayable or Merely Unsaid? / Eneken Laanes
    Voicing Trauma in the Deportation Narratives of Baltic Women / Leena Kurvet-Käosaar
    Trauma Narratives and National Identity / Annie Cottier
    Limit-cases: Exploring the Limits of Telling Pain
    "Metaphors for the Scots Today" : History and National Identity in Scottish Drama after 1945 / Stefanie Preuss
    Aspects of Post-Imperial Constructions of Nationhood / Eva Rein
    Anecdotalization of Memory in Jaan Kross' Paigallend / Eneken Laanes
    Meddling with Memory
    Negating Grand Narratives / Nora Anna Escherle
    Fighting Fear with Writing: Christa Wolfgrave's Kindheitsmuster and Ene Mihkelson's Ahasveeruse uni (The Sleep of Ahasuerus) / Aija Sakova
    The Stigma of the Autobiographical / Julia Straub
    The Search for the Lost Parent in Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Ene Mihkelson's Ahasveeruse uni (The Sleep of Ahasuerus) / Eva Rein
    Making the Silence Speak : A Critical Discussion of Trauma Transmission and Identity Formation / Stefanie Preuss
    Fictions of Loss and Trauma
    (Re-)Visions of the Buried Self: Childhood Trauma and Self-Narration in Margaret Atwood's Cat's Eye / Christa Schönfelder
    Grasping Patterns of Violence / Aija Sakova
    Nostalgia and Redemption in Bernard Kangro's Joonatan-Novels / Maarja Hollo
    Renegotiations of Longing and Belonging : Exile, Memory and Nostalgia / Christa Schönfelder
    Haunted Whispers from the Footnotes: Life Writing in Raj Kamal Jha's Fireproof / Annie Cottier
    What Only Fiction Can Do / Leena Kurvet-Käosaar
    Afterword: Ethical and Political Aspects of Life Writing and Remembering / Margit Sutrop.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Rippl, Gabriele.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Introduction: Life Writing in an Age of Trauma / Gabriele Rippl, Philipp Schweighauser, Therese Steffen -- Life Writing and Trauma: Theorizing the Vicissitudes of Representing Violence -- Seeing Ghosts : Theorizing Haunting in Literary Texts / Tiina Kirss -- Trauma and Utopia : Benjamin, Adorno, and Elie Wiesel's Night / Philipp Schweighauser -- Auto/biographies as Trauma Narratives -- Richard Wollheim's Germs : Life Writing as Therapy, Despite Theory / Julia Straub -- Writing Childhood, Writing Lack / Maarja Hollo -- Loquacious Silences: Vikram Seth's Two Lives and the German Language / Nora Anna Escherle -- Unsayable or Merely Unsaid? / Eneken Laanes -- Voicing Trauma in the Deportation Narratives of Baltic Women / Leena Kurvet-Käosaar -- Trauma Narratives and National Identity / Annie Cottier -- Limit-cases: Exploring the Limits of Telling Pain -- "Metaphors for the Scots Today" : History and National Identity in Scottish Drama after 1945 / Stefanie Preuss -- Aspects of Post-Imperial Constructions of Nationhood / Eva Rein -- Anecdotalization of Memory in Jaan Kross' Paigallend / Eneken Laanes -- Meddling with Memory--Negating Grand Narratives / Nora Anna Escherle -- Fighting Fear with Writing: Christa Wolfgrave's Kindheitsmuster and Ene Mihkelson's Ahasveeruse uni (The Sleep of Ahasuerus) / Aija Sakova -- The Stigma of the Autobiographical / Julia Straub -- The Search for the Lost Parent in Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Ene Mihkelson's Ahasveeruse uni (The Sleep of Ahasuerus) / Eva Rein -- Making the Silence Speak : A Critical Discussion of Trauma Transmission and Identity Formation / Stefanie Preuss -- Fictions of Loss and Trauma -- (Re-)Visions of the Buried Self: Childhood Trauma and Self-Narration in Margaret Atwood's Cat's Eye / Christa Schönfelder -- Grasping Patterns of Violence / Aija Sakova -- Nostalgia and Redemption in Bernard Kangro's Joonatan-Novels / Maarja Hollo -- Renegotiations of Longing and Belonging : Exile, Memory and Nostalgia / Christa Schönfelder -- Haunted Whispers from the Footnotes: Life Writing in Raj Kamal Jha's Fireproof / Annie Cottier -- What Only Fiction Can Do / Leena Kurvet-Käosaar -- Afterword: Ethical and Political Aspects of Life Writing and Remembering / Margit Sutrop.

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9781442646018
    1442646012
    Physical Description
    vii, 352 p. ; 24 cm.

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