The Resource Traumatic possessions : the body and memory in African American women's writing and performance, Jennifer L. Griffiths

Traumatic possessions : the body and memory in African American women's writing and performance, Jennifer L. Griffiths

Label
Traumatic possessions : the body and memory in African American women's writing and performance
Title
Traumatic possessions
Title remainder
the body and memory in African American women's writing and performance
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer L. Griffiths
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffiths, Jennifer L.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
G75 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Psychic trauma in literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Memory in literature
  • African American women in literature
Label
Traumatic possessions : the body and memory in African American women's writing and performance, Jennifer L. Griffiths
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 134 p.
Isbn
9780813928838
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20090236 26
System control number
  • (OCoLC)391412715
  • (OCoLC)391412715
Label
Traumatic possessions : the body and memory in African American women's writing and performance, Jennifer L. Griffiths
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 134 p.
Isbn
9780813928838
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20090236 26
System control number
  • (OCoLC)391412715
  • (OCoLC)391412715

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