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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 22 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385318-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8531-8
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 03 December 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395430-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9543-0
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393986-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9398-6
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376644-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7664-4
Published: 22 October 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021803-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2180-3
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012931-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1293-1
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By Diana Taylor
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008897-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0889-7
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By Kelly Ray Knight
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... Psychiatry diagnosis pharmaceuticals post-traumatic stress disorder bipolar disorder ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... spectrum atypical antipsychotic medications is routine among homeless women. Clinically speaking, post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder are difficult conditions to diagnose and treat in the presence of active substance use. Yet the symptoms of these conditions—trauma, despair, rage, and mania...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... a condition to be denied or overcome.  Focusing on the work of several artists and writers whose work enacts the transmission of traumatic and violent histories, this essay finds that aesthetic encounters provide a platform for the practice of vulnerability and of resistance. Whether shared or differentially...
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By Russell Sbriglia
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... Lacan with which the majority of literary critics are most familiar, Kornbluh plots the coordinates of a Žižekian literary materialism that attends not only to the confluence of different levels of the Symbolic within literary works but also, and most crucially, to the non-sensical, traumatic kernels...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... of the Real” rife with the power of subjectivization and subjection. Slavoj Žižek romantic sublime ridiculous sublime Jacques Lacan G. W. F. Hegel In this chapter, Boucher argues that Slavoj Žižek’s theory of the traumatic kernel of the Real at the center of social antagonism provides the key...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... exposure, the chapter explores the various gendered understandings of the birangona as victim, agent, or traitor. It shows how an acceptably traumatic birangona is determined by differential values of personhood, embedded in gendered and classed narratives of middle-class sensibilities. When...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027782-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2778-2
... Chapter 4, “Witnessing Absence,” pursues the paradoxical problem of nonhuman witnessing of absence, as well as the seeming absence of witnessing in violence against the nonhuman. This chapter works across the domains of war, data, and ecology to examine the traumatic absences that circulate...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... with which the majority of literary critics are most familiar, Kornbluh plots the coordinates of a Žižekian literary materialism that attends not only to the confluence of different levels of the Symbolic within literary works but also, and most crucially, to the non-sensical, traumatic kernels of the Real...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027393-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2739-3
... to consider how the notion of radical health developed throughout this book extends to literary engagements with mental health. In the work of Grande, Díaz, Zamora, and Cornejo, migrant parents are often as traumatized as their children. Excavating this trauma, Grande, Díaz, Zamora, and Cornejo offer not only...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027201-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... In recent decades, the compilation of oral archives of state terrorism has emerged as a critical component of efforts to reconstruct recent traumatic pasts. Prominent examples include the oral history archives in Argentina and Chile. Digital media have become key components in curated spaces...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... and disruption—a disruption caused by the Lacanian objet petit a , the traumatic kernel of the Real that every historical context fails to negotiate. Adopting Žižek’s brand of disruptive universality, McGowan argues that literary texts are most valuable not for what they reveal about their cultural contexts...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... In this chapter, Boucher argues that Slavoj Žižek’s theory of the traumatic kernel of the Real at the center of social antagonism provides the key to understanding what is for contemporary critics Shakespeare’s most problematic play, The Merchant of Venice . Homing in on the disturbing affect...
Published: 26 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376019-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7601-9
... by the state. This chapter looks at works by three filmmakers that have won prizes at European film festivals while sparking debates in national and regional contexts. It analyzes Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar’s Silent Waters (2003), which explores the revelation of a Pakistani mother’s traumatic past...