Traumatic possessionsTraumatic possessions: the body and memory in African American women's writing and performance
Jennifer L. Griffiths
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009.
ISBN: 0813928958 ISBN13: 9780813928951 DDC: 810.9928708996 LCC: PS153 Edition: (e-book)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
"The quick gasp of sympathy": trauma and interracial witnessing in
Sherley Anne Williams's Dessa Rose -- Betrayal trauma and the test of
complicity in Suzan-Lori Parks's Venus -- Between women: trauma,
witnessing, and the legacy of interracial rape in Robbie McCauley's
Sally's rape -- Uncanny spaces: trauma, cultural memory, and female
body in Gayl Jones's Corregidora -- "I have never seen a movie like
that": traumatic memory and the "acceleration of history" in Anna
Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.
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LCC Number: PS153
Book Details:Language: eng
Physical Description: x, 134 p. ; 23 cm.
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