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Published: 30 July 2014

256 Pages

9.21x6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748694075

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Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Alan Gibbs

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Offers a dissenting intervention into debates about American writers' depiction of trauma and its after-effects
  • Discusses a diverse range of contemporary American authors including Carol Shields, Toni Morrison, Tim O'Brien, Mark Danielewski, Art Spiegelman, Jonathan Safran Foer, Anthony Swofford, Evan Wright, Paul Auster, Philip Roth, and Michael Chabon
  • Incorporates theories from psychoanalysis and narratology