Andermahr, Sonya

Trauma Narratives and Herstory

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1. Trauma Narratives and Herstory

1. Trauma Narratives and Herstory
Sonya Andermahr, Silvia Pellicer-Ortín

Part I. Trauma as Dislocation in Female Narratives

2. ‘Compulsively Readable and Deeply Moving’: Women’s Middlebrow Trauma Fiction
Sonya Andermahr

3. Traumatic Dislocations in Cristina Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban and Loida Maritza Pérez’s Geographies of Home

Simone A. Aguiar

4. Trauma, Female Identity and the Trope of Splitting in Lessing, Figes, Tennant and Weldon
Olga Glebova

5. Of Grandmothers and Bad Wolves: Fairy-Tale, Myth and Trauma in Eva Figes’s Tales of Innocence and Experience

Julia Tofantšuk

Part II. Trauma Narratives and Female Survival Strategies

6. Trauma and Survival in Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina, or the Power of Alternative Stories
Mélanie Grué

7. Overcoming Double Victimisation in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple or the Self-healing Power of Writing Herstory
Valérie Croisille

8. ‘Locking the Door’: Self-deception, Silence and Survival in Alice Munro’s ‘Vandals’
Corinne Bigot

Part III. The Rewriting of History in Trauma Herstories

9. ‘Stories Never Told’: Canonicity, History and Herstory in Dan Jacobson’s Her Story and The God-Fearer
David Brauner

10. Herstory Unwritten: Trauma, Memory, Identity and History in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Emma Domínguez Rué

11. Depathologising Racial Melancholia in Intergenerational Herstories
Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Part IV. Trauma and Herstory in Visual Cultures

12. Psychic Resilience in the Fragile Images of A Petal: A Post-Jungian Perspective on Retraumatisation
Emily Ashman

13. Wit(h)nessing Trauma in Keisuke Kinoshita’s Twenty-Four Eyes

Claudia Lindner Leporda

14. ‘Cartoon Tears’: Diane Noomin’s ‘Baby Talk: A Tale of 3 4 Miscarriages’
Sarah Lightman

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Gender Studies, Fiction, North American Literature, Literary History, Feminism

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