By Kathryn Robson
Within the final decade, the query of ways trauma is remembered and narrated has turn into more and more the most important in literary stories and in psychotherapy. Writing Wounds rethinks the relation among trauma, reminiscence and narrative via readings of key fictional, autobiographical and "autofictional" texts by means of contemporary French ladies writers: Marie Cardinal, Chantal Chawaf, Hélène Cixous, Charlotte Delbo, Béatrice de Jurquet and Sarah Kofman. by means of drawing on and in addition interrogating fresh theories of trauma, this examine exhibits that trauma is inscribed in writing via routine photos of the physique and of physically wounding that mark the boundaries and probabilities of narrativisation.
This ebook has a double objective: to provide new readings of texts by means of glossy French ladies writers and to reconsider the an important query of the way narratives of trauma are to be learn. Writing Wounds can be of curiosity to researchers engaged on trauma, glossy French literature, women’s writing or "life-writing" in addition to to a number of undergraduate and postgraduate classes on trauma and narrative.
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