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Author Balaev, Michelle.
Title The nature of trauma in American novels / Michelle Balaev.
Published Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2012.
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 Floor4  PS374.P69 B35 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 141 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-138) and index.
Contents Trauma theory and its discontents: the potentials of pluralism -- The role of place in remembering: Lan Cao's Monkey bridge -- The traumatized protagonist and mythic landscapes: Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony -- Wilderness, loss, and cultural contexts in Edward Abbey's Black sun -- Neocolonialism and polluted places in Robert Barclay's Melal.
Subject American fiction -- History and criticism.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Memory in literature.
Landscapes in literature.
ISBN 0810128209 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0810128195 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780810128194 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780810128200 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard # 40021084808
OCLC number 749855440