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Literature in the Ashes of History
Language: en
Pages: 129
Authors: Cathy Caruth
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-23 - Publisher: JHU Press

These stories of trauma cannot be limited to the catastrophes they name, and the theory of catastrophic history may ultimately be written in a language that already lingers in a time that comes to us from the other side of the disaster.
Literature in the Ashes of History
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Cathy Caruth
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-23 - Publisher: JHU Press

These stories of trauma cannot be limited to the catastrophes they name, and the theory of catastrophic history may ultimately be written in a language that already lingers in a time that comes to us from the other side of the disaster.
Unclaimed Experience
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Cathy Caruth
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-06-11 - Publisher: JHU Press

"If Freud turns to literature to describe traumatic experience, it is because literature, like psychoanalysis, is interested in the complex relation between knowing and not knowing, and it is at this specific point at which knowing and not knowing intersect that the psychoanalytic theory of traumatic experience and the language
The Future Life of Trauma
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Jennifer Yusin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-01 - Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

The Future Life of Trauma elaborates a transformation in the concepts of trauma and event by situating a groundbreaking encounter between psychoanalytic and postcolonial discourse. Proceeding from the formation of psychical life as presented in the Freudian metapsychology, it thinks anew the relation between temporality and traumatized subjectivity, demonstrating how
A Companion to Comparative Literature
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Ali Behdad, Dominic Thomas
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-02 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A Companion to Comparative Literature presents a collection of more than thirty original essays from established and emerging scholars, which explore the history, current state, and future of comparative literature. Features over thirty original essays from leading international contributors Provides a critical assessment of the status of literary and cross-cultural