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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 5 Ethnic trauma in Rosemary Wells’s Yoko ( 1998 ) Figure 5 Ethnic trauma in Rosemary Wells’s Yoko (1998) More
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American Literature (1 December 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...
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American Literature (1 June 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...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 677–679.
Published: 01 September 2002
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Elizabeth Twitchell Twitchell's essay examines Dave Eggers's What Is the What (2006) in the context of recent international interest in the morality of uncertainty, a stance which looks to self-erasure, not-knowing, and imaginative empathy as providing both the most humane response to trauma and a...
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American Literature (1 March 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Christina Zwarg When mesmerism first came to this hemisphere by way of St. Domingue, a complex association between radical abolition and the new science was born. Harriet Beecher Stowe takes up that association in her second abolitionist novel Dred . In so doing she charts an emergent trauma theory...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 153–174.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Rachel Greenwald Smith Smith's essay examines history, politics, and literary form in September 11 fiction. It begins with the contention that the traditionally conceived relationship between trauma and form poses a problem for the analysis of September 11 fiction. It is often posited that...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... one another. The comic thus models the temporalities of surviving trauma. The feminist temporalities of survivorship here also model utopian futures that are homosocial, queer, often ecstatic, and resistant to normative scripts of what should give women comfort. Undergirded by a radical feminist...
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American Literature (1 September 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...
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American Literature (1 June 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2016
... transformation that emerge from Brown’s self-duplication, I therefore argue that Clotel and its successors provide a new historiography of systemic trauma that is highly relevant to current debates on redress and reparations in the United States. Read together, this interlinked series reshapes what narrative can...
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American Literature (1 June 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 literature and psychiatry John Steinbeck archive...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2018
... fiction in a predominantly white male genre, share some commonalities. Both manipulate time to suggest the ongoing presence of history and historical trauma, the limits of humanity, and our complicity in and responsibility for horrifying acts. In addition, both writers straddle genres: in her most...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2016
... concerned with the intersection of disability and trauma studies. He claims these fields have suffered from mutual neglect: where disability studies has refused to address trauma, focusing instead on the deviant body’s transgressive potential, trauma studies can be so totalizing that it loses sight of...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 March 2019
... to challenge our interpretations of the past, and new events arise to test our sense of how the present moment links the past with possible futures. Even under ordinary circumstances, the memories that we collectively construct remain partial and subjective, and in the case of a national trauma like...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the Edge of Time (1976) invoke the discourse of PTSD to link “rape and military conflict” to a productive feminist critique of patriarchal and nationalist violence (105). The trauma of 9/11 is the focus of Bachner’s final two chapters. Philp Roth’s The Plot against America (2004) is read as an...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-century wars can help us better understand war trauma and the health of returning veterans as well as the competing tendencies in democracy toward militarist interventionism and isolationism. Ichiro Takayoshi’s American Writers and the Approach of World War II, 1935–1941: A Literary History offers a...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 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. In the last decade, Toni Morrison’s Beloved hasservedasanemblematictext...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 633–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... attitude of self-fashioning, the major focus is on the symbolic role of clothing within the act of self-invention, including the ways Melville positions himself in the writing process. Southern Women Novelists and the Civil War: Trauma and Collective Memory in the American Literary Tradition since...