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Author Vickroy, Laurie, 1954-

Title Trauma and survival in contemporary fiction / Laurie Vickroy
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2002


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 MELB  813.509287 V637/T  DUE 01-04-23
Description xvi, 266 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Representing Trauma: Issues, Contexts, Narrative Tools -- 2. Subjugation, Nurturance, and Legacies of Trauma -- 3. The Traumatized Child as Outcast in Duras and Morrison -- 4. "A Loved Version of Your Life": Healing and the Provisional Self -- 5. Remembering History through the Body
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Duras, Marguerite, 1914-1996 -- Knowledge -- Psychology
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- West Indies -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Psychological fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
African American women in literature.
West Indian Americans in literature.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Abused women in literature.
LC no. 2002005398
ISBN 0813921287 paperback
0813921279 hardback