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God and the Victim: Traumatic Intrusions on Grace, and Freedom

Jennifer Erin Beste

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195311099
eISBN:
9780199871117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311099.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

How does severe interpersonal harm affect our freedom and the ways in which we relate to ourselves, others, and God? God and the Victim addresses the challenges that trauma and feminist theory pose ... More


Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book describes what happens to human service delivery programs under the impact of unrelenting stress and multiple losses. Never perfect places of safety in the first place, many ... More


 Response to the Challenge: Rahner's Theology Revisited

Jennifer Erin Beste

in God and the Victim: Traumatic Intrusions on Grace, and Freedom

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195311099
eISBN:
9780199871117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311099.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that the experiences of severely traumatized persons and the insights of feminist theory demonstrate Rahner's failure to acknowledge adequately the effects of relationality and ... More


Trauma Fiction

Anne Whitehead

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618576
eISBN:
9780748651726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618576.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The literary potential of trauma is examined in this book, bringing trauma theory and literary texts together to focus on the ways in which contemporary novelists explore the theme of trauma and ... More


Representing the Traumatic

Harriet E. H. Earle

in Comics, Trauma, and the New Art of War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812469
eISBN:
9781496812506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812469.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chapter one is divided into two parts. The first part puts contemporary and Freudian trauma theory in dialogue, with focus on the works of theorists such as Jacques Lacan, Dominick LaCapra, Kalí Tal, ... More


On the Social Construction of Moral Universals: The “Holocaust” from War Crime to Trauma Drama

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235946
eISBN:
9780520936768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235946.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter explores the social creation of cultural fact and the effects of the cultural fact upon social and moral life. Lay trauma theory was compromised with the contemporary forms of thinking. ... 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


An Absence in Context: Holocaust Representation in Testimony, Scholarship, and Literature

Kirstin Gwyer

in Encrypting the Past: The German-Jewish Holocaust novel of the first generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198709930
eISBN:
9780191780202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709930.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

Chapter 1 frames the first-generation German-Jewish Holocaust novel in the broader debates on Holocaust representation, and sets it against the backdrop of the (post)modern. Before either ... More


Conclusion

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/9780748641147.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Conclusion restates a number of key objections made to prevailing trauma theory throughout this study. In particular, the contention that traumatic memory is unrecoverable and/or unrepresentable ... More


Encrypting the Past: The German-Jewish Holocaust novel of the first generation

Kirstin Gwyer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198709930
eISBN:
9780191780202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709930.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

Encrypting the Past puts forward the interpretative category of the first-generation German-Jewish Holocaust novel and examines its representational strategies. With reference to works by H. G. ... More


Witnessing Witnessing: On the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony

Thomas Trezise

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823244485
eISBN:
9780823252732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244485.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Witnessing Witnessing focuses critical attention on those who receive the testimony of Holocaust survivors. Questioning the notion that traumatic experience is intrinsically unspeakable and that the ... More


Critical Trauma Studies: "Understanding Violence, Conflict and Memory in Everyday Life"

Monica J. Casper and Eric Wertheimer (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479896561
eISBN:
9781479828425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896561.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Trauma is a universal human experience. While each person responds differently to trauma, its presence in our lives nonetheless marks a continual thread through human history and prehistory. In ... More


Trauma Is as Trauma Does: The Politics of Affect in Catastrophic Times

Maurice E. stevens

in Critical Trauma Studies: "Understanding Violence, Conflict and Memory in Everyday Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479896561
eISBN:
9781479828425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896561.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter asks theorists and activists involved in trauma research and community engagement to consider how their theorizing and work about trauma and with individuals and communities defined as ... More


Edwidge Danticat Home Is Where the Hurt Is

in Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature: Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferriere, Danticat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310799
eISBN:
9781846313080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313080.006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the work of Edwidge Danticat. It shows how Danticat remains connected to Haiti through an explicit commitment to the nation's social and political fate, and a belief both in the ... More


Celebrity: Diana and Death: Approach: Trauma Theory

Peter Childs

in Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Diana’s funeral was watched on television by an estimated one in three of the world population, and thirty countries issued Diana commemorative stamps within a month of her death. The perceived ... More


The Disarticulate: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Modernity

James Berger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708460
eISBN:
9780814708330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708460.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Language is integral to our social being. But what is the status of those who stand outside of language? The mentally disabled, “wild” children, people with autism and other neurological disorders, ... More


Art’s Swindle: W. G. Sebald and History After Trauma

Kevin Brazil

in Art, History, and Postwar Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824459
eISBN:
9780191863240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824459.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In a 1992 interview W. G. Sebald remarked that ‘I myself work like a painter who has to consider how big to make the frame. The painter’s craft has always fascinated me’. This chapter traces what ... More


Introduction

Hannah Pollin-Galay

in Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place, and Holocaust Testimony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300226041
eISBN:
9780300235531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226041.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Introduction opens two interlocking debates: The first relates to the purpose and study of Holocaust testimony. Scholars have debated whether we should seek psychic, expressive truths from victim ... More


Toward Reconciliation of the True and False Recovered Memory Debate

Robert F. Belli

in Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter reviews the psychological evidence surrounding the debate among scientists and professionals regarding the veracity of recovered memories by adults that they have been victims of child ... More


Conclusion

Hannah Pollin-Galay

in Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place, and Holocaust Testimony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300226041
eISBN:
9780300235531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226041.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Conclusion coalesces the chapter themes—interviewing genre, family, enemies, language, and place—in relation to one another, and to the question of the Holocaust as catastrophe, as ... More


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