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Norridge, Zoe

Perceiving Pain in African Literature

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Table of contents

1. Introduction — Pain, Literature and the Personal
Zoe Norridge

2. Painful Encounters in Yvonne Vera’s The Stone Virgins
Zoe Norridge

3. Between Minds and Bodies — the Location of Pain and Racial Trauma in Works by Bessie Head and J.M. Coetzee
Zoe Norridge

4. Women’s Pains and the Creation of Meaning in Francophone Narratives from West Africa
Zoe Norridge

5. Writing around Pain — Personal Testimonies from Rwanda by African Writers
Zoe Norridge

6. Responding to Pain, from Healing to Human Rights — Aminatta Forna, Antjie Krog and James Orbinski
Zoe Norridge

7. Epilogue — Literature and the Place of Pain
Zoe Norridge

Keywords: Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Ethics, African Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
247 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137292056
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34963-0

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