1-20 of 539 Search Results for

historical trauma

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 677–679.
Published: 01 September 2002
... is the tendency of academics and critics today to emphasize the formal beauty ofatextanditsoriginalityratherthanits‘‘utility’’withinaparticular‘‘cul- tural and historical moment’’ (1). He also reflects that critics have never quite knownwhattodowithoccasionalliterature,whattodowithartthat‘‘does...
Journal Article
American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Robin E. Field The Nature of Trauma in American Novels . By Balaev Michelle . Evanston, IL : Northwestern Univ. Press . 2012 . xix , 141 pp. Cloth , $79.95 ; paper , $29.95 . Inhuman Citizenship: Traumatic Enjoyment and Asian American Literature . By Chang Juliana...
Journal Article
American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... John Whalen-Bridge, National University of Singapore Quiet As It’s Kept: Shame, Trauma, and Race in the Novels of Toni Morrison.ByJ. Brooks Bouson. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2000. x, 277 pp. $21.95...
Journal Article
American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the Possibility of History To understand why trauma might be promoted as a vehicle for bridg- ing this divide, we can look back to the advent of trauma discourse and trace its advancement—and retrenchment—as a means of generating historical commonality in an era that revered difference...
Journal Article
American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 721–749.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and historical defeats,” especially as manifested in physical humiliation. While the harmed body makes appearances in both arguments, trauma remains for each a fundamentally psychic event, with alternative therapeutics taking social forms, for Cvetkovich, and appearing as temporal liberation, for...
Journal Article
American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Dona Yarbrough Duke University Press 2003 Dona A Queer Form of Trauma: Yarbrough Lesbian Epistolarity in Either Is Love 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 125 of 246 The destruction of records and memorabilia and...
Journal Article
American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 689–696.
Published: 01 December 2020
... © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 historical trauma Yellow Fever Spanish influenza futurity knowing References Allen Richard , and Jones Absalom . 1794 . A Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia, in the Year 1793...
Journal Article
American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 137–157.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Historical Discourse .” Representations 69 : 127 – 50 . LaCapra Dominick . 2001 . Writing History, Writing Trauma . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . Landsberg Alison . 2004 . Prosthetic Memory: The Transformation of the American Remembrance in the Age of Mass Culture...
Journal Article
American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 908–910.
Published: 01 December 2019
... one current tradition of comics studies, whose dominant figure is Hillary Chute and whose key concerns include trauma, memory, and history. Ethics in the Gutter continues Chute’s and other scholars’ inquiries into how comics, compared with other media, offer different resources for representing...
Journal Article
American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 745–779.
Published: 01 December 2013
... accessible the material effects of the American military-industrial-media-entertainment network on historical consciousness. Braid adopts the affordances of game form to develop a formally experimental analytic of processing—one that is aesthetic, affective, and interactively experiential as opposed to...
Journal Article
American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Andy Doolen © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Rome Reborn on Western Shores: Historical Imagination and the Creation of the American Republic. By Eran Shalev. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2009. xiii, 311 pp. $45.00. The State as a Work of Art: The Cultural...
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the emotional trauma wrought by the war and a proposal for how the modern world might recover and move forward. Cannily manipulating time within the accessible form of the historical novel, Wharton makes readable a version of modern consciousness in which behavior and emotion, public time and private...
Journal Article
American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 153–174.
Published: 01 March 2011
... failure to reflect the trauma of the early twenty-first century, might still be sites for the production of challenging bodily attitudes and responses toward contemporary political realities. Gray’s claim that September 11 fiction should mirror the upheaval of the post-9/11 historical...
Journal Article
American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2016
... hazards of heritable trauma, of how “certain wounded attachments and profound historical distortions [might] form the basis for ungrounded persistence in ontological essentialism and epistemological foundationalism, for infelicitous formulations of identity rooted in injury, for litigiousness as a way of...
Journal Article
American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... experiences as abused children. With historical trauma and the present in the same frame, Moore and Gebbie treat history less as something that must be vanquished and more as a doubleness that travels with the adult. Trauma is always present for the survivor because the “body keeps score” (van der Kolk 2015...
Journal Article
American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 513–541.
Published: 01 September 2020
... neutralization of the immunological fetishism of the postwar period. Rather, the loss of immunity precipitated a biopolitical melancholia. Having lost access to its privileged topos—the immune system itself—immunological governance in turn proximately cathected the object responsible for its trauma, namely, HIV...
Journal Article
American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 June 2016
... texts in relation to one another and to see sociocultural phenomena in a new light, in this case both the trajectory of Steinbeck’s writing career and contemporary representations of war trauma. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 13 Jones and Wessely ( 2005 , 73–74, 79) have pointed...
Journal Article
American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 783–810.
Published: 01 December 2019
... was being recognized as a diagnosable disorder—first among white Vietnam vets—and then as a cultural signifier of group-based historical knowledge. Trauma was the language of late twentieth-century pluralist literature, with writers from Morrison and Alice Walker to Tony Kushner and Art Spiegelman...
Journal Article
American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
... argues, may lead to new acts of solidarity between combatants, but they also hold the potential to compound the traumas of combat and produce new acts of violence. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Iraq War Generation Kill military trauma References Appadurai Arjun . 2010...
Journal Article
American Literature 9003568.
Published: 26 February 2021
... framework to reveal connections across regional gothics in the United States and expose colonial legacies. The enduring trauma of British imperialism is well-documented, but American colonialism, particularly in Hawai‘i, is rarely addressed in the continental United States, making a gothic...