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The Nature and Functions of Dreaming

Ernest Hartmann

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751778
eISBN:
9780199863419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751778.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book presents a theory of dreaming based on many years of psychological and biological research. Critical to this theory is the concept of a Central Image; this book describes his repeated ... More


Mun Pilgi

Joshua D Pilzer

in Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese "Comfort Women"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759569
eISBN:
9780199932306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759569.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The author investigates the life and songs of Mun Pilgi, a survivor of the “comfort woman” system who lives in Seoul and later in the House of Sharing. Mun Pilgi sang canonical pop songs, which she ... More


Grief: A Case Study

Peter Goldie

in The Mess Inside: Narrative, Emotion, and the Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199230730
eISBN:
9780191741340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230730.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In Chapter 3 these ideas are applied to narratives of grief, and, more widely, of narratives of past traumatic experiences. Against the vast majority of contemporary philosophical views about ... More


Resilience and Vulnerability to Trauma: Psychobiological Mechanisms

Nicole S. Cooper, Adriana Feder, Steven M. Southwick, and Dennis S. Charney

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter discusses the deleterious effects of traumatic experience and its effects on brain development. It reviews the many interventions that have evidence of efficacy for promoting resilience ... More


Stress, Trauma, and Children's Memory Development: Neurobiological, cognitive, clinical and legal perspectives

Mark L. Howe, Gail S. Goodman, and Dante Cicchetti (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195308457
eISBN:
9780199867387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308457.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Few questions in psychology have generated as much debate as those concerning the impact of childhood trauma on memory. A lack of scientific research to constrain theory has helped fuel arguments ... More


Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese "Comfort Women"

Joshua D. Pilzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759569
eISBN:
9780199932306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759569.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the wake of the system of sexual slavery for the Japanese military during the Asia-Pacific War (1930-45), survivors in South Korea lived under great pressure not to speak about what had happened ... More


Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Jodi Quas and Robyn Fivush (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The question of how well children recall and can discuss emotional experiences is one with numerous theoretical and applied implications. Theoretically, the role of emotions generally and emotional ... More


Trauma, News, and Narrative: The Study of Violence and Loss in Journalism and Fiction

Doug Underwood

in Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036408
eISBN:
9780252093432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036408.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book investigates the impact of trauma and coverage of violence on journalists, the subjects of their coverage, and their audience—including the possibility that journalists who have suffered ... More


Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma

Jane Kilby

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618163
eISBN:
9780748653041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618163.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the late 1970s and 1980s speaking out about the traumatic reality of incest and rape was a rare and politically groundbreaking act. Today it is a ubiquitous feature of popular culture and its ... More


Stories of Harm, Stories of Hazard: Childhood Stress and Professional Trauma in the Careers of Journalist-Literary Figures

Doug Underwood

in Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036408
eISBN:
9780252093432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036408.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the life stories of journalist–literary figures in the context of childhood history, mental health symptoms, and categories of traumatic experience that today are recognized as ... More


‘After Auschwitz’: Trauma and the Grammar of Ethics

J.M. Bernstein

in Social Theory after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239659.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter depicts Lyotard and Levinas's theories to connect or disconnect traumatic experience with those of ethical experience. It utilizes Lyotard's take on Emmanuel Levinas's thoughts, an ... More


Trafficking in Trauma: Women’s Rights, Civil Rights, and Sensationalism as a Spur to Social Justice

Doug Underwood

in Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036408
eISBN:
9780252093432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036408.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the pressures of the journalists' job and the traumatic experiences of women, minorities, and journalist–literary figures from historically marginalized groups as well as those ... More


. Like a Movie

Marc Redfield

in The Rhetoric of Terror: Reflections on 9/11 and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231232
eISBN:
9780823241118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231232.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The September 11 bombing is really a traumatic experience whether physically or psychologically to those who suffered it too close in the Ground Zero, but for those who did not a spectacle is seen ... More


The Amish Shootings

Adrian Parr

in Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory and the Politics of Trauma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627547
eISBN:
9780748652433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627547.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter attempts to extract the sense of trauma by engaging the same synthesis in its legitimate form in the case of the Amish shootings in Pennsylvania. It suggests that the shootings of ten ... More


Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Doug Underwood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036408
eISBN:
9780252093432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036408.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

To attract readers, journalists have long trafficked in the causes of trauma—crime, violence, warfare—as well as psychological profiling of deviance and aberrational personalities. Novelists, in ... More


Beyond Realism: Herta Müller's Poetics

Katrin Kohl

in Herta Müller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654642
eISBN:
9780191760143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654642.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Müller has published numerous essays based on speeches, lectures, and articles in which she reflects on her writing and the role of literature. Typically these texts do not, however, confine ... More


Enigma of the Sphinx

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter describes the two crucial revelations concerning Sophie Dupin that were among the most traumatic experiences of Aurore's young life. In each incident, Aurore is confronted with ... More


Reconstructing Everyday Life in the Atomic Age

Richard Hornsey

in The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653140
eISBN:
9781452946139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653140.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the logics around space, time, movement, and repetition that highlighted the reconstruction vision of Britain’s postwar metropolis. It analyzes the figure of the solitary atom, ... More


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