Tag: post-colonial novel

Issue 7:1

Symptoms of Psychological Problems among Children of Holocaust Survivors: Faye Sholiton’s The Interview - Gene A. Plunka
The Politics of Parenting in Nancy Huston’s Fault Lines: Transgenerational Trauma Revisited - Susan Bainbrigge
The Trauma of the Archive in Sinan Antoon’s Novel Fihris - Sami Alkyam
Guests of Empire, Ghosts of Dispossession: Traumatic Loss and the Subject without a Proper Name in The Gangster We Are All Looking For - Yasuko Kase
The Banal Sublime of Postcolonial Bombay and Calcutta: The Embodied Ghosts, Falling Bodies, and Tangled Webs in Chandra’s “Dharma” and Chaudhuri’s A Strange and Sublime Address - Molly Volanth Hall

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JLTS 1:1 Tragedy and Trauma

Tragedy and Trauma
From the Editor's Introduction:
"This first issue attempts to bring together some of the major ideas on the relationship of tragedy and trauma and at the same time examines the way literature has always attended to those “breathing spells” without which Adorno knew life would not be worth living. Although the emergence of trauma studies and the focus on the relationship of literature with testimony and memory is a modern and contemporary development, it is nonetheless clear that in one way or another, literature has always acted as the inscription of these essential human capabilities and experiences. This edition therefore moves historically as well as thematically and covers both the historical and experiential dimensions as they appear in the literary work of art." (D. Miller)

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