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Title Topography of trauma : fissures, disruptions and transfigurations / edited by Danielle Schaub [and 4 others]
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]
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Contents Front Matter -- Copyright -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction: Mapping the Topography of Trauma / Danielle Schaub -- Conceptualising Trauma -- The Continuum of Trauma / Francesca Brencio and Kori D. Novak -- Encountering Trauma 'Too Soon' and 'Too Late': Caruth, Laplanche, and the Freudian Nachträglichkeit / Cassie Pedersen -- 'A World of Death and Phantoms': Auschwitz, Androids, and the Ethical Demands of Reading Trauma and the Fantastic in Willing Unbelief / Tony M. Vinci -- Through the Looking-Glass: Child Sexual Abuse from the Inside-Out / Jacqueline Linder -- Working with Addiction and Trauma: Mental Health Professionals Reflect on Their Use of Spirituality / Peter Bray -- Contemplating Trauma -- Transformative Shocks: War Trauma in David Rabe's Sticks and Bones and Sam Shepard's States of Shock / Aslı Tekinay -- 'Pinned limb to limb by a ton of rocks': Annihilation in the Face of Captivity and Torture in Alan Cumyn's Man of Bone / Danielle Schaub -- Writing Trauma, Writing Modern: Nadeem Aslam's The Wasted Vigil and Atiq Rahimi's The Patience Stone / Gen'ichiro Itakura -- Body and Trauma in Chuck Palahniuk's Haunted / Claudio Vescia Zanini -- 'I Used To Be Human Once': Trauma and Reconfigurations of the Body in Chemical Disasters / Elwin Susan John -- Painting over the Past: Political Palimpsests in Northern Ireland and the Complexities of the 'Whitewash' Initiative / Mark Callaghan -- Transcending Genre: Narrative Strategies for Creating Literary Crime Fiction as a Subset of Trauma Literature / Leanne Dodd -- Engaging Trauma -- Illness Is a Window: Reframing Leukaemia through Dharma Art / Nicholas Quin Serenati -- Engaging Trauma Resulting from Sexual Violence through Autoethnography and Photovoice / M. Candace Christensen -- Creating and Contextualising Trauma-Related Contemporary Choreography / Marie France Forcier -- Eating Disorders: Traumatic Context and Interventions / Diedra L. Clay -- Back Matter -- Index of Names -- Index of Terms
Summary This volume addresses trauma not only from a theoretical, descriptive and therapeutic perspective, but also through the survivor as narrator, meaning maker, and presenter. By conceptualising different outlooks on trauma, exploring transfigurations in writing and art, and engaging trauma through scriptotherapy, dharma art, autoethnography, photovoice and choreography, the interdisciplinary dialogue highlights the need for rethinking and re-examining trauma, as classical treatments geared towards healing do not recognise the potential for transfiguration inherent in the trauma itself. The investigation of the fissures, disruptions and shifts after punctual traumatic events or prolonged exposure to verbal and physical abuse, illness, war, captivity, incarceration, and chemical exposure, amongst others, leads to a new understanding of the transformed self and empowering post-traumatic developments. 0Contributors are Peter Bray, Francesca Brencio, Mark Callaghan, M. Candace Christensen, Diedra L. Clay, Leanne Dodd, Marie France Forcier, Gen'ichiro Itakura, Jacqueline Linder, Elwin Susan John, Kori D. Novak, Cassie Pedersen, Danielle Schaub, Nicholas Quin Serenati, Asli Tekinay, Tony M. Vinci and Claudio Zanini
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 13, 2019)
Subject Psychic trauma in art.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Psychic trauma.
Psychic trauma in art.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Psychic trauma.
Form Electronic book
Author Linder, Jacqueline, editor.
ISBN 9004407944
9789004407947