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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 103–124.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the Idea of Language . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Caruth Cathy . ( 1996 ) 2016 . Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History . Baltimore : John Hopkins University Press . Caruth Cathy . 2013 . Literature in the Ashes of History . Baltimore : John...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (4): 421–448.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Richard Badenhausen Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Mourning through Memoir: Trauma, Testimony, and Community in Vera Brittain s Testament of Youth Richard Badenhausen A s she first began to sketch out a plan for writing Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain (1893-1970...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 437–466.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Maren Linett Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m “ New Words, New Everything” : Fragmentation and Trauma in Jean Rhys Maren Linett Je a n Rhys’s novels present an intriguing case study for thinking about the status and meaning of fragmented text. With their polyvocal, nonlin­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (3): 249–274.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Trevor Dodman Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 HI “ Going All to Pieces” : A Farewell to Arms as Trauma Narrative Trevor Dodman Bullet wounds do not cause severe bleeding unless they hap­ pen to injure some large trunk or smash one of the larger bones. Wounds...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 128–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Samuel Cohen Works cited Caruth Cathy . 1995 . Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press . Cohen Samuel . 2009 . After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s . Iowa City : University of Iowa Press...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Elizabeth S. Anker The Affective Life of Law: Legal Modernism and the Literary Imagination , By Reichman Ravit , Stanford University Press , 2009 . 213 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Law,  Trauma, and Modernist Aesthetics The Affective Life of Law: Legal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2020
... recuperating the English translation of the diary within the context of the scant supporting historical documentation and memorialization of Berliner women’s experience during the occupation. Second, it demonstrates how the diary produces a feminist account of survival and a narrative for collective trauma by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 247–270.
Published: 01 September 2016
... stress and of Irish neutrality. Weaving together Beckett’s intertextual relationship with Dante’s Divine Comedy , the commonplace that Emergency-era Ireland was a cultural “purgatory,” and the language of trauma studies, this essay suggests that Watt can be productively read through the paradigm of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 275–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Thomas F. Haddox Gayl Jones’s novel Corregidora has most often been read as testament to the continuity of the traumas of slavery and sexual violence across temporal and spatial boundaries—traumas transmitted and affirmed both through familial descent and through the enduring vitality of the blues...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 125–146.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of the atrocities of the Second World War—including freezing, starvation, immolation, and enslavement—to mitigate Lecter’s cannibalistic classism and restore his humanity. Lecter is rendered mute by the trauma of consuming his sister, the patrician Lecter Castle becomes a Soviet orphanage, and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
... unsanctioned by military authority. This reframing of A Farewell to Arms as Catherine’s war story rather than as her love story also reveals a Hemingway sensitive to how the trauma of World War I rewrote identity for women as well as men. The soldiers whose memoirs Brittain studied represent part of a larger...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 483–503.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Amanda K. Greene This essay argues that Charlotte Delbo’s deployment of disgust in her memoir Auschwitz and After (1995) challenges the ethics and possibilities of trauma representation. As opposed to beautifying concentration camp victims through elegiac memorialization or claiming the sublime...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 163–184.
Published: 01 June 2020
... University Press . Cheah Pheng . 2006 . Inhuman Conditions . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Craps Stef Buelens Gert . 2008 . “ Introduction: Postcolonial Trauma Novels .” Studies in the Novel 40 , no. 1 : 1 – 12 . Ermarth Elizabeth Deeds . 1998...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 June 2020
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (4): 421–432.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Holocaust and trauma studies in recent years. In Traumatic Encounters: Holocaust Representation and the Hegelian Subject, Paul Eisenstein explores how the Hegelian subject might be redeemed for Holocaust and trauma studies from a milieu that has sometimes led to its preemptive burial. The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 June 2012
... sentimental, ‘simpering,’ and (thus) insufficiently manly” (64). Forter begins his chapter on Faulkner, “Versions of Traumatic Melan- cholia: The Burden of White Man’s History in Light in August and Absalom, Absalom by reworking the dominant understanding of Freud’s theory of trauma. He...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 231–239.
Published: 01 June 2016
... “Trauma” in Keywords for Disability Studies (2015). 4 In “Freud and the Matter of the Brain: On the Rearrangements of Neuropsychoanalysis” (2013), Nima Bassiri finds that the adage “you are your brain” (108) underlies much neuroscientific research today. The Disarticulate: Language...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 September 2007
... already constructed narratives— in particular, historical traumas— can affect the shape o f literary endings. This is espe­ cially the case, I will argue, for historical literature, work whose focus is explicidy on the past and always implicidy, as a result, on the way that 372...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
... important trope: “A closer engagement with the psychoanalytic dimensions of traumatic experience reveals trauma as in fact a structure of dis continuity and rupture—one that mirrors , rather than resolves, the belatedness and mediation associated with Asian American identity” (37). Tang opens up the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2020
...) and Hannibal Rising (2006) into a World War II orphan-avenger, whose first experience of cannibalism is the forced consumption of his younger sister at the hands of Slavic Nazi collaborators, and how his subsequent cannibalistic murders are positioned as an “ethical response” to his wartime trauma...