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The past as revenant: trauma and haunting in Pat Barker's Another World

Anne Whitehead

in Trauma Fiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618576
eISBN:
9780748651726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618576.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the implications of Cathy Caruth's conceptualisation of trauma for narrative fiction and looks at Pat Barker's Another World, the sequel to the Regeneration trilogy. In the ... More


Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Alan Gibbs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641147
eISBN:
9781474400794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641147.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines the way American writers present the effects of trauma in their work. Trauma has become an important and influential paradigm for reading contemporary American literature. Too ... More


Repositioning the debate

Cynthia S. Hamilton

in Sara Paretsky: Detective fiction as trauma literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096952
eISBN:
9781781708729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096952.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter proposes two new frameworks for assessing the subversive possibilities of detective fiction: trauma literature and historiographical discourse. The discussion of trauma literature ... More


The Trauma Paradigm and Its Discontents

Alan Gibbs

in Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641147
eISBN:
9781474400794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641147.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Introduction assesses and critiques the notion of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related theories of trauma that have come to be dominant in cultural and literary studies of the ... More


Trauma and Theory

Thomas Trezise

in Witnessing Witnessing: On the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823244485
eISBN:
9780823252732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244485.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers a critique of the theory of trauma advanced by Cathy Caruth. The first part of the critique pertains to the epistemic status of Caruth’s theory and proposes a contrasting ... More


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